recording FMLA Leave Strategies that Tackle Abuse: Overcoming Leave Challenges while Maintaining Compliance

You Will Learn:

  • Policies you need to implement – and enforce – to minimize abuse
  • Special practices for handling intermittent leave
  • How to Stay on the right side of the law when denying FMLA leave
  • Special practices for handling intermittent leave
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Confused about how to manage employee requests for unscheduled, intermittent FMLA leave?

Have your employees learned to game the "Friday-Monday Leave Act"?

There's no doubt some of HR's most thorny, legally risky situations involve employees' use (and abuse) of FMLA leave taken in small bites.

In fact, the amount of detail and time necessary to administer intermittent leave can cause even the most seasoned HR professionals to scratch their heads.

This information-packed webinar provides the tools you need to prevent and correct FMLA compliance issues, maintain consistency, and stay alert to possible patterns of abuse.

Learning Objectives

In just 75-minutes, you will learn:

  • Policies you need to implement – and enforce – to minimize FMLA abuse
  • How recertifications can be legally used to drive abuse down
  • The role of social media and surveillance in combating FMLA abuse
  • Special practices for handling intermittent leave
  • Ensure only eligible employees are taking leave
  • Understand which conditions qualify – and which don’t
  • Staying on the right side of the law when denying FMLA leave
  • Communication is key: What you should require from your employees on FMLA in writing, and when
  • Fitness-for-duty certifications, job changing and other strategies to minimize abuse

Product ID: 9982

Bonus Material

Plus, you get the exclusive guide Managing Intermittent FMLA Leave  a $249 value – absolutely FREE.

Managing Intermittent FMLA Leave

Jam-packed with compliance guidelines, this comprehensive, 101 page guide provides easy-to-understand FMLA guidance, including:

  • FMLA Basics
  • FMLA Amendments: Highlights of Recent Changes
  • Types of FMLA Leave
  • FMLA Certification Forms
  • Medical Certification – Clarification and Authentication
  • Second and Third Opinions
  • Periodic Recertification
  • Intermittent Leave Under the FMLA
  • Intermittent Leave: Employer’s Rights
  • Intermittent Leave: The ADA and “Reasonable Accommodation”
  • Intermittent Leave: Calculating Leave
  • Tracking and Administering Intermittent Leave

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Faculty

Benjamin D. Briggs
Benjamin D. Briggs
Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Mr. Briggs is a partner in the Labor & Employment and Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud and Non-Competes Practice Groups of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  His practice focuses on employment-related litigation and compliance counseling involving federal and state statutes that govern employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, wage and hour issues, employee leave issues and workplace safety and health.  In addition, Mr. Briggs represents and counsels clients in matters involving the protection of trade secrets and the enforcement of non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants

Louisa J. Johnson
Louisa J. Johnson
Partner , Seyfarth Shaw

Ms. Johnson is a partner in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Her practice focuses on employment-related litigation and compliance counseling involving federal and state wage-hour laws, leave issues, and discrimination.  Ms. Johnson also has experience with civil and commercial litigation matters and with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Continuing Education Units

  • hrci

    HRCI – Receive 1.25 recertification credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hrci.org.

    “The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.”

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