Raleigh, NC (June 24, 2011) Kim Korando, a partner with Smith Anderson’s Employment, Labor and Human Resources practice group, presented a webinar entitled: Retooling Your Practices to Comply with New ADAA Regulations on Wednesday, June 15. Ms. Korando’s audience included members of the North Carolina Medical Group Managers and the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation.
During the webinar, Ms. Korando explained the EEOC’s Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment regulations that went into effect May 24, 2011. The new regulations impose greater obligations on certain covered employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees who have health conditions that impose restrictions on their ability to do their job and increase legal liability for practices terminating or failing to hire due to concerns about physical conditions.
Ms. Korando is recognized as one of North Carolina’s leading employment lawyers by Chambers USA, Law and Politics North Carolina Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America and Business North Carolina Legal Elite. She leads Smith Anderson’s Employment, Labor and Human Resources practice group. Her advice and representation are sought in matters of financial, reputational and operational significance to leading employers.