2022 Regional Compliance Webinar: Federal Update

Jai HookerRegional Compliance, Webinars

Tuesday, Oct. 4

9:00 am PT | 12:00 pm ET

The compliance landscape surrounding absence and disability management is changing at a dizzying pace. DMEC’s annual compliance update webinar series is intended to help employers who might be struggling to keep up with the changes impacting their organizations. Each session in this series focuses on a different region of the United States — bringing you the latest developments in circuit court decisions, legislative updates, leave and accommodation guidance, and other critical compliance news.

This initial webinar of the series will cover federal updates impacting all regions of the United States.

DMEC members receive free registration for webinars. Log in to your DMEC account prior to registering to receive member pricing.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand recently updated and pending federal legislation impacting absence and disability management in the United States.
  • Learn about recent court decisions that impact disability and absence management throughout the United States.
  • Gain a practical understanding of how the various disability and leave management laws work together throughout the U.S.


Sheri Giger, JD, MS
Jackson Lewis, P.C.

Sheri L. Giger is a principal in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is co-leader of the firm's Disability, Leave and Health Management (DLHM) practice group. Her practice focuses on preventative advice and counsel, particularly in the area of leave management, focusing on the ADA, FMLA, paid sick leave, and related leave statutes and policies, including process improvement strategies. Her practice also includes policy/handbook development (particularly for multi-state issues and compliance), reductions-in-force, background checks, FCRA advice, hiring and interviewing, wage and hour, internal investigation advice, and other preventative workplace practices. Sheri also conducts extensive training on the same topics and other management issues such as performance improvement, documentation, and anti-harassment. She also defends charges of discrimination before federal and state agencies.

David Mohl, JD
Jackson Lewis, P.C.

David S. Mohl is a principal in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice consists of proactive and preventive advice and counsel, with an emphasis in the area of leave management, focusing on the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, paid sick leave and related leave statutes and policies. As a member of Jackson Lewis’ COVID-19 team, David also regularly assists employers with COVID-19 issues. In addition, David has a wide range of labor and employment law experience, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, training and workplace investigations. David regularly defends claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation and contract issues in federal, state courts and in front of government agencies.


This session qualifies for the following CEUs: 1 ADMS, 1 CDMS, 1 CLMS, 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 for 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.

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