Leave Policy Development And Management: How To Keep Your Legal Obligations Straight For Both Paid And Unpaid Leaves

Webinar: ID# 1026449
Recorded On-Demand
About This Course:
FMLA leave, sick leave, military leave, caregiver leave, bereavement leave, paid time off, workers’ comp, vacation days, the list goes on and on!

Suffice to say, HR professionals have an intricate maze of leaves to keep straight, both paid and unpaid, legally required and voluntarily given. And it’s your job to ensure that all types of leave are fairly administered and properly tracked and recorded. This is no easy task, especially given that brand new leave rights are popping up all the time at the state and local level.

Are you up to the challenge? Join us to learn how to properly develop and manage your leave policy, so that you can be sure you’re in compliance.

You’ll learn:
  • Which types of leaves are legally required under federal law, and under what circumstances
  • Examples of leave that may be required under state and local law
  • How to ensure that your leave policy covers all applicable leaves and properly communicates what’s required of employees requesting those leaves
  • The latest trends affecting paid time off to care for oneself or for loved ones
  • How to communicate leave policy changes to your workforce
  • Examples of permissible leave caps
  • What you need to know about requesting medical certifications and re-certifications so you don’t generally misstep under FMLA or paid sick and family leave laws
  • The top 5 things to train supervisors on with respect to leave policy management
  • Best practices for maintaining consistent leave policies and government-mandated posters
  • How to apply PTO when an employee qualifies for pregnancy disability or FMLA leave
About Your Presenter:

Miranda Watkins, Esq.
Fisher Phillips LLP

Miranda Watkins is an associate in Fisher Phillip LLP’s San Diego office. She is passionate about counseling businesses of all sizes on their day-to-day labor and employment issues, offering preventative advice and tools to protect employers. She also litigates cases on variety of issues, including disability discrimination claims, leaves of absences, wage and hour claims, retaliation and wrongful termination. She represents employers in a range of industries in all areas of labor and employment law. Before joining Fisher Phillips, she worked as an associate attorney for a national law firm, focusing on employment and general civil litigation matters.
Leave Policy Development And Management: How To Keep Your Legal Obligations Straight For Both Paid And Unpaid Leaves
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