Talent Development

What Every JMU Supervisor Needs To Know (TD2104)

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Wine-Price Building

Session: Session 5 of 9

Description: The "What Every JMU Supervisor Needs to Know" series consists of nine workshops that focuses on the human resources role, responsibility, and tasks you perform as a supervisor. Each session centers on a different function and will emphasize practical understanding and application for supervisors. The series is structured to allow networking and discussion of supervisory challenges as they pertain to each human resource topic.

Notice: The learning associated with this series depends on your attendance and participation with others in all sessions. As a result, you must attend all sessions. Please review your calendars for commitment to the entire series prior to registration. Total class time is 27 hours. Please review the schedule to ensure your attendance at all sessions.

Session 5: VSDP, ADA, and Worker's Comp: The Highway of Laws and Understanding the Intersections

Often a supervisor might ask, is it a Worker's Comp claim, or is it going to be covered under FMLA, or is the employee going to request an ADA accommodation, and HR's response may by YES!! Each of these benefits functions separately yet they often intersect. This section will equip you with the knowledge you need to be successful in guiding your employee through the interactive processes with these benefits.


  • Gain an understanding of how each of these benefits are separate yet at times intersect with one another based on the situation
  • Realize the manager's role in the interactive process when dealing with these health-related issues
  • Understand the laws and regulations surrounding VSDP, ADA, and Worker's Compensation

Facilitated by: Jennifer Kester, Assistant Director, Human Resources; Julie Byers, Benefits Administrator, Human Resources; Chuck Flick, Director, Human Resources; Gina Holloway, Benefits Specialist, Human Resources; Kristi Moon, Senior Benefits Specialist, Human Resources; Amie Loving-Harpine, Benefits Specialist, Human Resources; Reagan Neese, Leave Specialist, Human Resources

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