June 2016 Wisdom Workplace Webinar

Introduction to ADA and ADA Outsourcing

Thursday, June 23, 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT


The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is a wide-ranging civil rights law that is intended to protect against discrimination based on disability. In this informative webinar, hear from Unum Assistant Vice President and Senior Counsel, Ellen Donovan McCann, as she provides an introduction to the ADA and ADA Outsourcing. In particular, this webinar will focus on the following:

  • The complex legal requirements of the ADA and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforcement priorities and settlements
  • Essential employer best practices
  • Tips on various administrative options that are available to employers to help them achieve compliance with the ADA and avoid time-consuming mistakes and costly penalties
This webinar has been submitted for 1.5 re-certification credit hours from the Human Resource Certification Institute.
HR Certification Institute - Pre-apporved


Ellen McCann

Presenter: Ellen McCann is Assistant Vice President and Senior Counsel
for Unum.


Ms. McCann has worked for Unum Group for 18 years. She advises Unum's human resources departments on all employment-related legal issues, with particular emphasis on wage and hour compliance, leaves of absence, military leaves, restrictive covenants and employee relations issues. She also provides daily legal support to Unum's Leave Management Center, which provides leave administration services to its customers. Presently, Unum's leave administration product includes administration of more than 220 state leave laws in addition to FMLA and covers more than 1.4 million lives. She also provides legal support for Unum's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) offering.

Ms. McCann received her bachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross and her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School. She is a certified trainer for the Society for Human Resource Management and continuing education credit and is a frequent national speaker on FMLA and ADA.

Sponsored by:

Principal Financial Group

UBA Strategic Partner