Not Your Average FMLA Leave: Handling and Mitigating the Abuse of Tricky Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Scenarios

webinar Not Your Average FMLA Leave: Handling and Mitigating the Abuse of Tricky Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Scenarios

You Will Learn:

How to handle and comply with the FMLA when-

• Social media pics show employee is fine and having fun despite FMLA status
• Worker repeatedly requests Friday/Monday leave (weekend weary employee)
• Employee has extended illness (dying from the same heart attack for twenty years)

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How thorough is your leave policy? Does it cover all of the tricky situations you might face in administering FMLA leave?

FMLA has been around since 1993, but even the most seasoned HR and Benefits professionals can find themselves confused by tricky FMLA leave scenarios. Consider the following:

  • Social media pics show your employee is fine and having fun despite FMLA status, what should you do?
  • Your payroll manager left your company records in shambles before they went out on leave for 6 weeks? Can you fire that employee?
  • The “interim” employee is out-performing the employee on leave. Can you move the person on leave to a different position in a different location?

One FMLA misstep could cost your company dearly. Don't get caught unprepared. Join us for this in-depth webinar on how to handle complex FMLA situations like these – without exposing your organization to unnecessary legal risks.

Learning Objectives

During this information-packed program you will learn how to handle and comply with the FMLA when-

  • Social media pics show employee is fine and having fun despite FMLA status
  • An employee asks for leave after a natural disaster
  • Worker repeatedly requests Friday/Monday leave (weekend weary employee)
  • Employee has extended illness (dying from the same heart attack for twenty years)
  • Temporary worker asks for FMLA leave
  • FMLA time runs out, but employee says, “No way- not coming back”
  • Six months after ‘time-off’ employee asks for FMLA (retroactive designation)
  • Blizzard shuts down school and employee stays home with children
  • Employee out on FMLA leave when poor performance is discovered
  • Pregnant worker’s baby is born with health issues
  • Employee stops communicating with employer during leave (silent treatment)

Plus, our expert faculty will answer the top FMLA questions that stump companies, including-

  • When you can ask an employee to use up PTO before applying FMLA?
  • Who pays health insurance premiums during leave?
  • How to handle paid holidays during FMLA leave?
  • When the “unusual circumstances” exception applies?

Product ID: 17338

Bonus Material

Plus, you get Managing Intermittent FMLA Leave: Best Practices for Intermittent Leave – a $249 value – absolutely FREE!

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

This convenient desk-top reference, designed to help limit your legal exposure and curb abuse, also covers what every manager really needs to know about FMLA! So don’t delay, get your FREE copy TODAY!

Master the Complexities of the FMLA & Be Confident You’re Prepared & Compliant!

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Faculty

Jeff S. Shoskin Esq.
Jeff S. Shoskin Esq.
Member, Labor and Employment Group, Frost Brown Todd

Jeffrey Shoskin of Frost Brown Todd represents employers in all aspects of private and public-sector employment and labor relations matters. He has served as lead counsel in state and federal court litigation, as well as before various state and federal administrative agencies and boards.

Jeff Lindemann, Esq.
Jeff Lindemann, Esq.
Member, Labor and Employment Group, Frost Brown Todd

Jeff Lindemann is a member in the Labor and Employment Group of the law firm of Frost Brown Todd. Much of his practice is devoted to working with and advising companies as they work to comply with the wide variety of labor and employment statutes, rules and regulations that come into play in today’s workplace environment.

Continuing Education Units

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    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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