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Accommodations 101

Recorded:  April 21, 2021 

How do you know whether an accommodation request is “reasonable”?

How much do accommodations typically cost?

What is the process for implementing an accommodation?

In this on-demand session, Berkshire HR experts Kristen Johnson and Tiffany Hughes answer all of your questions about workplace accommodations. Listen in as they share best practices for meeting employee needs while protecting employer compliance with relevant laws.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Which laws and regulations affect employee accommodations.
  • How to identify the essential functions of a role.
  • How to engage in an interactive accommodation request process.

And for more helpful tips, check out our Accommodations Checklist -- a companion piece to this webinar.

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Kristen Johnson - Circle HeadshotAbout Kristen Johnson

As a Senior HR Consultant at Berkshire Associates Inc., Kristen Johnson has over 20 years of human resources experience in a variety of progressive roles supporting small and large organizations. She has experience with employee relations, recruiting, program development and management, and diversity and inclusion Initiatives. Kristen has spent the last few years focused on affirmative action planning and HR compliance, including various individual state requirements. Since joining Berkshire, Kristen has developed a passion for state and local reporting requirements and onboarding new clients. She regularly shares her expertise as a panelist for local compliance and D&I conferences as a member of the board of the Kansas City ILG, where she has served since 2014. Kristen holds a master’s degree from the University of Oregon and an MBA from Ottawa University.


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About Tiffany Hughes

Tiffany Hughes is a Human Resource Consultant with Berkshire Associates Inc. With over five years in the industry, Tiffany has a diverse background in helping organizations maintain and reach their goals. In her time with Berkshire, Tiffany has gained in-depth knowledge of Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations and aids clients with the design, development, and implementation of their affirmative action programs. Tiffany is passionate about helping clients get affirmative action programs running in their organizations and keeping clients abreast of new changes and additions to regulations. Before starting her career with Berkshire in 2016, Tiffany worked as an Educational Program Manager for District of Columbia Public Schools. Tiffany’s educational background consists of a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a minor in marketing from Bowie State University.


BERK_logo_stacked_CMYKAbout Berkshire

Berkshire is a human resources consulting and technology firm that specializes in helping companies build their ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, we specialize in applicant management, compensation management, affirmative action, workforce planning, diversity and professional training. With nearly 40 years of experience in the industry, Berkshire is among the most trusted names in the business.