ADA: Reasonable accommodations in Unreasonable Times
Sam Ramirez, SHRM-SCP, CCEP
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Employee Development & Compliance Services
Date: Thursday, April 20th
Time: 11:30a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Embassy Suites Corpus Christi
This presentation will provide an overview of the ADA accommodations procedure, including steps to maximize effectiveness and “pitfalls to avoid.” Additionally, this forum will examine EEOC and CDC guidance in reviewing reasonable accommodations and the intersection of FMLA, Leaves of Absence, & Remote Work.
- Overview of ADA Accommodations
- How to Avoid Pitfalls
- Explore EEOC and CDC Guidance
About the Speaker:
Sam Ramirez , is the Director, Employee Development and Compliance Services at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. He oversees training and development, employee relations, EO/AA compliance, and investigations. Ramirez received his BS in communications from the University of Texas and his Master of Management degree from Webster University. He has served as adjunct faculty with TAMU-CC, Del Mar College, and the University of the Incarnate Word. Ramirez (SHRM-SCP) conducts Pre-Certification credential training for HR professionals in South Texas through the SHRM
College/University program. Ramirez served as SHRM Advocacy Captain for the 21st Congressional District and currently is a Texas State Agency Veteran's Liaison. Ramirez holds certifications as ADA Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator, and Investigator thru the ATIXA and a Certified Compliance and Ethics Profession (CCEP) from the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE). Before his current position, Ramirez served in similar roles at Brown University and Utah State University. After graduation from college Ramirez served on active duty in the U.S. Army as a commissioned officer (2nd Lieutenant-Major) in Ft. Benning, Ga., Ft. Bragg, N.C., Ft. Polk, La., and Ft. Campbell, Ky, Panama, and El Salvador.