Managing Family And Medical Leave: Helpful Tips And Tools For HR Professionals
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Companies hire employees. Employees need to take leave. In instances where the Family and Medical Leave Act applies, such leave can require a lengthy period of time away from work or alternatively, the use of intermittent leave.
But what happens when employees abuse their leave rights?
There are a number of things employers can do to prevent FMLA abuse, such as developing sound policies and using medical certifications. Such tools provide clarity for FMLA leave eligibility and can not only curtail abuse, but also serve as a source of documentation to help protect your organization against potential legal action down the road.
It's crucial for you to have a solid understanding of the ins and outs of FMLA regulations so you're better equipped to prevent leave abuse in the workplace.
Participate in this interactive webinar, and you'll learn:
- The basics of FMLA and application tips
- Types of health conditions covered by the Act
- Tips, techniques, and recommendations to prevent FMLA abuse in the workplace
- State-specific FMLA laws, which provide more job protected leave and have lower thresholds for application
- How to structure the use of medical certifications, including how to obtain additional information and verify certifications when the initial certification is vague or incomplete
- What rights employees have in the certification process
- How to handle employee use of intermittent leave under FMLA
- What to do when you have an employee with a chronic case of "Monday-Friday-absence-itis"
In just 90 minutes, you'll get the answers to your toughest leave questions, so you can prevent FMLA abuse while staying in compliance. Register now for this informative event risk free.
About your Speaker:
Attorney Jonathan E. O'Connell of Holland &Knight practices primarily in the area of labor and employment litigation. His experience includes representing management clients in matters involving claims of racial and sexual discrimination, wrongful discharge claims, federal and state wage and hour compliance, enforcement of non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements, and collective bargaining agreements. Mr. O'Connell has conducted investigations and litigated cases involving a wide range of employment laws, including Title VII, the whistleblower provision of the False Claims Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Based on this experience, Mr. O'Connell also counsels and defends management clients in connection with EEOC charges, alleged FLSA violations, and claims of wrongful discharge.
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