Fundamentals of the Family and Medical Leave Act

Careful planning of your administration can help to reduce abuse of the leave benefit by employees. This webinar will explain details of the benefits provided by the FMLA, suggestions on administration of the FMLA, and suggestions on preventive steps

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Overview : Of the many government regulations affecting employers and employees, the one with which covered employers will deal regularly is the FMLA. The statute has been amended in the last few years and new regulations are in the works.

In addition to being certain to comply with the FMLA in allowing employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave (and in some instances substantially more), employers need to make informed decisions regarding the structure and implementation of FMLA.

Why should you attend: The statute has been amended in the last few years, and new regulations are in the works.
Virtually every HR Director in a company of 50 or more employees will have to administer FMLA leave. One of the most common complaints among employers, however, is that some employees will seek to abuse FMLA leave. Such abuse can impose significant cost upon employers in terms of time and money.

This webinar is designed to provide a comprehensive view of the FMLA and provide pragmatic tips on structuring and administering your FMLA program, as well as addressing employee abuse.

Areas Covered in the Session:
Overview of the FMLA
Who is Covered By the FMLA
Implementation of an FMLA Plan
Administration of the FMLA
Preventing Abuse of FMLA Leave

Who Will Benefit:
HR Directors
Persons administering FMLA leave
Personnel involved in labor and employment matters

About The Speaker:
Michael D. Haberman, SPHR is Vice-President and co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc., a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings over 30 years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. Mike uses his broad-based experience as a consultant, practitioner, writer, speaker and instructor in the areas of employment, interviewing, employee relations, management training, outplacement, safety, and social media to help companies solve employee problems and deal with governmental compliance in a constantly changing field. He has a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside; a Master's of Science in Industrial Relations from Georgia State University's Beebe Institute of Personnel and Employment Relations and is certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR). He has over 13 years experience in the class room teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation for multiple universities and organizations.

Mike is the author of the Human Resources blog entitled HR Observations, which as been recognized several times as a Top 25 in human resources related blogs. It was also been named as one of the Top 50 HR blogs to Watch in 2010 and 2011. He has been selected as one of six HR bloggers to be featured on the online version of Human Resources Executive Magazine. He has also been named in the Top 10 Digital Influencers in Human Resources.

Mike has gained a reputation as a compliance expert. He speaks on a variety of subjects to business associations, human resource associations and business based civic clubs. He has co-presented webinars on various HR related issues. He has authored several book reviews of both non-fiction and fiction and serves as a peer reviewer for SHRM.


Categories: Education

Tags: HR Compliance, hr management, hr training


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