2019 Tools & Tactics Webinar: FMLA/ADA Abuse – How to Conduct an Effective Investigation

DMECTools & Tactics, Webinars

Thursday, Oct. 3

9:00 am PT | 12:00 pm ET

Handling FMLA/ADA claims is a necessary function for all organizations. However, from time to time, an employer may have to respond to claims that are not valid, and in some cases, fraudulent. Many employers have found themselves mired in litigation for mishandling investigations of these claims.

In this session, we’ll discuss the steps to properly investigate possible claims of FMLA/ADA abuse and how to minimize your exposure to litigation.

Webinars are free for DMEC members. To receive free pricing, log in to your DMEC account prior to registering.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover how to review FMLA and ADA claims.
  • Explore the importance of documentation.
  • Gain an understanding of  the steps to take after concluding an internal investigation.


James Venable

James Venable,  JD, Vice President of  Employment Law and Compliance, ReedGroup

James Venable is the vice president of employment law, absence, and accommodation compliance at ReedGroup where he provides expertise in the areas of absence management compliance and employee relations counseling. Mr. Venable has more than 20 years of experience across senior roles in legal, human resources, and compliance from several Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Venable joined ReedGroup in April 2018 after serving as vice president of human resources, employee relations, labor relations, compliance, and environmental health and safety for Comcast where he was responsible for engagement and labor relations activities for the company’s west division business unit.



This session qualifies for the following CEUs: 1 CLMS, 1 CPDM, 1 PHR, and 1 SHRM. To qualify for CEU credit:

  • You must attend the full duration of the webinar. Following the webinar and once attendance has been confirmed, you will receive an email with CEU reporting information.
  • You must register for and watch the webinar individually. Group participation does not qualify CEU credit.

CLMS Logo_RGB_PNGExclusively offered by DMEC, the Certified Leave Management Specialist (CLMS) program is the only professional designation of its kind that provides interactive, hands-on training to ensure your programs effectively comply with state and federal leave laws. Learn more about the CLMS program.

Registration Fees

Registration Fees
DMEC members Free
Nonmembers $29.99

DMEC members receive free registration for webinars. Not sure if your organization is a member? Use our online form to verify membership and sign up as an individual under your company’s membership.

Sponsored by:
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