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    ADA – Practical Tips for Complex Situations

    Date: August 16, 2018, 8:30am
    Prairie State College, Matteson Area Center
    4821 Southwick Drive
    Matteson, IL
    Free to members; $5.00 for non members
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    In this presentation, Bryon Bass will discuss best practices for some of the most complex situations that arise in ADA accommodation. Learn about: interaction between FMLA and ADA, medical substantiation practices, triggers for beginning the interactive process? This topic is designed to give practical tips in navigating the employment statutes, and to present employment best practices for successful ADA accommodation.

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    Bryon Bass is SVP, Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance with Sedgwick. In this position,he is responsible for overseeing disability and absence management product standards and compliance, quality, and disability payroll. Previously, Bryon was the director of integrated disability management at Pacific Gas and Electric where he oversaw companywide integrated delivery of disability and absence management services, comprised of self-insured/self-administered workers’ compensation, fitness for duty, leave of absence, accommodation and time-off programs.

    Bryon has a wide range of experience in health and productivity management, both from an employer benefits role perspective as well as third party administration. His responsibilities have included client relationships, service operations and product management for disability and absence management products. Bryon has also been active as an author and seminar leader dealing with FMLA implementation, corporate health and wellness strategies, workers compensation metrics and disability program design.

    Bryon earned a Bachelor of Science in business and a minor in e-business, University of Phoenix.

    SSCHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.  This program is valid for 1.00 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit