(Recorded Webinar) Employer Compliance Obligations Under the Family and Medical Leave Act
Many employers struggle with understanding their compliance obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). While organizations generally understand that the FMLA provides eligible employees with up to 12 workweeks of unpaid leave, they don’t have a grasp of the fundamental requirements of the FMLA, such as:
- Does the FMLA apply to my organization?
- What are the circumstances in which an employee can use FMLA leave?
- What steps can we take to certify that an employee has a legitimate reason for requesting FMLA leave?
- How should we handle employee requests for intermittent FMLA leave?
- What are our obligations to restore an employee’s job upon returning from FMLA leave?
- Can we make an employee get a second opinion regarding a health condition?
- What are our options if we believe that an employee is abusing our FMLA policies?
In this webinar, we will help you navigate through the fundamental and essential requirements of the FMLA. We will identify some of the common pitfalls that arise under the FMLA and walk you through the best practices to ensure that your organization satisfies its compliance obligations. And, we will discuss how you can establish an FMLA policy that will help your organization manage its employee leave processes and reduce its potential liabilities.
Please note: This webinar is offered as a complimentary product to all Employment Law and Human Resources Compliance and Training Package holders. For more information on the training package, click here or Contact Us.
- Human Resources Managers and Staff
- C-Suite: CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, COOs, and CCOs
- Directors and Supervisors
- Compliance Officers
- In-House Legal Counsel
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand your organization’s compliance obligations under the FMLA
- Recognize the pitfalls in your organization’s current FMLA leave policies and how to remedy deficiencies in those policies
- Identify common ways in which employees abuse FMLA leave and implement strategies to reduce employee abuse of your organization’s FMLA policies
- Understand an employer’s rights and obligations with respect to medical certifications
- Understand how the FMLA intersects with other leave laws and benefits
H. SCOTT JOHNSON, JR.
A Senior Counsel with the firm in the Government Contracts, Litigation, Federal Grants, and Health Law practice groups, Scott maintains an active practice advising business and institutional clients on employment matters, commercial agreements, government contracts, and risk management. In addition to his corporate practice, Scott is also well-regarded for his employment and complex civil litigation practice. His complex civil litigation experience includes representing businesses in a wide variety of contract disputes and business torts including tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, civil conspiracy, defamation, fraud, and misappropriation of trade secrets. [Full Bio]
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