program will look at how to manage all aspects of workers injured on the job,
using real world examples of from the presenters’ years of counseling clients
on these complex issues. It’s not enough
to know what Workers’ Compensation requires.
You must be able to understand the how all of the applicable statutes
are implicated and how to protect your organization. Julie and Sherri’s
experience allows them to present real-world examples of workplace situations
that involve ADA and FMLA. Their
interactive program will allow participants to fully understand how to use this
information in real-world situations. The format will be a PowerPoint
presentation followed by interactive exercises and specific examples applying
best practices with regard to FMLA and ADA.
Kinkopf is a Partner in the Employment Practice Group at the law firm, Weber
Gallagher. Julie advises clients on all aspects of employment law
including, employment policies and
procedures, compliance with federal, state and local laws relating to employment,
employee hiring, discipline and termination, resolution of post-employment
disputes, wage and hour compliance, protection of trade secrets, drafting and
enforcing non-competition agreements and human resources audits. She is a
former General Counsel and has extensive experience representing businesses in
court cases involving employment matters.
Dougherty is a Partner in the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group at the law
firm Weber Gallagher. She represents
insurance carriers and self-insured employers in workers’ compensation matters
in Pennsylvania. She appears before
workers’ compensation judges, the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board and
Commonwealth Court. Her clients include manufacturing plants, staffing
agencies, home healthcare agencies and hospitals. Sherri also provides counsel
on potential claims, minimizing the costs of claims not in litigation and the
settlement value of claims.