Stop FMLA Intermittent Leave Abuse Now!

Duration: 90 minutes

Most cases of FMLA intermittent leave are legitimate and help employees manage difficult medical situations.

But it’s no secret that some workers exploit the complexity of the Family and Medical Leave Act, taking advantage of employers who fear they’ll end up in court if they try to stop abuse.      (more details below)


      WHY ATTEND

      When an employer fails to confront the abuser because of a fear of being sued, the rest of the team’s productivity and morale pay heavy consequences.

      Don’t let it happen to you. Take control of intermittent FMLA leave abuse now. FMLA regulations provide employers with mechanisms to curb the abuse of intermittent FMLA leave. But you must understand the law and know how to use it to your advantage.

      In this webinar, attorney Linda Hollinshead of Duane Morris LLP, will show you how to attack this problem with confidence, rein in abuses, and prevent FMLA malingerers from hurting your company’s bottom line.

      LEARNING OBJECTIVES

      Here’s what will be covered:

      • Legal ways to help control intermittent FMLA leave abuse and tools for reducing unnecessary leave 
      • How far you can go to make medical certifications work to your advantage 
      • When employers are required to grant FMLA leave, and legally sound reasons for denying it 
      • Under what circumstances employers are permitted to impose a job transfer on employees seeking intermittent FMLA leave
      • Tips for communicating with employees about FMLA
      • How to master FMLA record-keeping, one of the keys to bolstering your defense should you ever end up in court

        ABOUT THE SPEAKER

        Linda Hollinshead, Esq., is an employment law attorney at Duane Morris, LLP. She trains and counsels employees on FMLA compliance, medical and religious accommodations, leaves of absence policies, harassment and discrimination prevention, responding to harassment and discrimination claims, business diversity, termination of employees, hiring practices, performance appraisals and performance management. She also conducts employee complaint investigations and assists clients in drafting employee policies and handbooks, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, employment agreements, termination and severance agreements as well as independent contractor agreements.

        CERTIFICATION

        This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hour(s) through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) & Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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