California's Fair Employment and Housing Act

Production Date: September 03, 2015 Practice Areas: Labor & Employment Law, Disability & Social Security Law, Civil Rights, and Public Interest Law Estimated Length: 3872 minutes


$ 59 Labor & Employment Law, Disability & Social Security Law, Civil Rights, and Public Interest Law In Stock

In this course, attorney Kristine Kwong discusses the California Fair Employment and Housing Act and the good faith interactive process in accommodating employees with disabilities. She presents the legal definition of a disability and identifies when an employer is required to accommodate an employee and how to start the good faith interactive process. Also addressed are the defenses to accommodating an employee and the risks and liabilities under the Act.


Learning Objectives:

I.     Identify what disabilities are covered under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act

II.    Understand mental disabilities 

III.   Grasp the good faith interactive process

IV.   Determine when to initiate the interactive process

V.    Recognize the essential job functions of a position and how to accommodate the employee 

VI.   Appreciate the types of accommodations available

VII.  Comprehend the defenses to accommodation 

Gerald C.
Cayucos, CA


Cynthia Coulter M.
Monrovia, CA

This was a great discussion of a topic that's really complex because of the intersection federal and state employment laws.

Dana S.
Severna Park, MD

Excellent program

Dave D.
Danville, CA


Yuka K.
San Carlos, CA

Good example, clear and concise powerpoint.

Cindy M.
Yorba Linda, CA

Extremely helpful.

Erin H.
Temple Hills, MD

Liked the examples from real life; presenter was good but has slight tendency to repeat herself.

Alva J.
Cambria, CA


Clayton K.
Huntington Beach, CA

Excellent simple presentation.

Linda H.
Canyon Country, CA

Very good

Zvi S.
San Diego, CA


Scott S.
Sherman Oaks, CA

Thank you!

Lisa P.
Beaverton, OR

This presentation was easy to follow and organized well.

Mark S.
Oakland, CA

Really good presentation! Thank you, Ms. Kwong.

Susan R.
Laguna Niguel, CA

Outstanding class.

Roger W.
Las Vegas, NV

The presenter was very knowledgeable on the ADA & CA FEHA and presented an easily understandable presentation of the acts.

La Jolla, CA

Excellent presentation. A lot of information logically presented with helpful examples.

gary d.
Valencia, CA

This was an excellent presentation. I deal with this issue regularly. This was very helpful.

Ashly G.
Watsonville, CA

This was my favorite program so far in the bundle. The attorney delivering it was very informative, effective & kept your attention!

William T.
North Hollywood, CA

The presenter was exceptionally knowledgeable and her style and confidence made it a very easy program to listen to and follow.

Lisa T.
Fairfield, CA

Very good speaker and very informative.

Robert G.
Las Vegas, NV

This is not my area, but I found it well organized and very informative.

Timothy N.
Irvine, CA

Informative information

John C.
San Diego, CA

Outstanding presentation. Four Stars in my book.

Donald D.
Kalispell, MT

this lady did a good job.

Susan B.
San Diego, CA

This was a wonderful presentation. Lawline chooses great teachers. Thank you.

Lisa F.
Lexington, MA

Very helpful

Remy C.
San Francisco, CA

outstanding presenter.

reuben c.
Jurupa Valley, CA

good job!

Lindsay B.
Los Angeles, CA

Fantastic overview.

Ryan D.
Sherman Oaks, CA

Thank you.

William G.
Volcano, CA

thanks for featuring California

Mala K.
Los Angeles, CA

Very interesting CLE!

Linda A.
Laguna Hills, CA

Very thorough coverage of topic.

Sandra B.
San Francisco, CA

Well presented.

Richard C.
New York, NY

Very effective!

Mary A.
San Juan Bautista, CA


Deborah G.
Los Altos, CA

Very good presentation!

Susan F.
Mill Valley, CA

Kristine Kwong does a fantastic job.

Paul B.
Radnor, PA

Great examples that really illustrated the crux of the issue.

Catherine D.
San Francisco, CA

Ms. Kwong's ability to interweave actual case examples made this presentation. She also presented in a unbiased manner despite being a defense attorney. Good job despite only being able to "Talk" at us.

Gilbert C.
Davis, CA

Thank You. :)

Sandra A.
El Cajon, CA

Very clear communicator with helpful practical examples.

Stephanie D.
Los Angeles, CA

I really liked her

Suuzen Ty A.
The Villages, FL

Very helpful explanations of how to make appropriate accommodations that comply with vaguely worded disability laws

Jeff F.
Lake Forest, CA


Rena S.
Monrovia, CA

Excellent speaker and presentation. Thank you!

Jennifer E.
Long Beach, CA

great content and instructor!

Jennifer D.
Burlingame, CA

Very good presenter.

Jean B.
New York City, NY

Very good overview of the topic.

Andrew A.
Clovis, CA


Suzanne B.
Tucson, AZ

Great info. Thank you

Robert E.
Sunnyvale, CA

Kristine Kwong is an excellent presenter. She is very clear, explains terms well, and summarizes important points.