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Turbulent Mix: ADA, FMLA And Workers’ Comp

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February 13, 2015

What happens when an employer needs to field a situation where an employee is covered by three distinct but overlapping laws – the Americans with Disabilities Act, the  Family Medical Leave Act and workers compensation? White and Williams attorneys Scott H. Casher and George C. Morrison explain how to sort it out. To begin, they write, evaluate each law and its application separately, keeping in mind that the law most favorable to the employee is the one that will apply. They explain what an FMLA -ADA – workers’ compensation “decision tree” is, and how it can be applied.

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