Learn the ins and outs of FMLA and what you can do to minimize potential leave abuse.Many employers assume the FMLA process is straightforward and easily managed. They also often fail to recognize when employees are manipulating the FMLA process. In practice, however, compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be an onerous task for employers and is only complicated by the potential for abuse of the law by manipulative, but also sometimes simply uninformed employees. Employers are alltoooften unaware of the avenues available to it in the event it suspects an employee is abusing the privileges afforded under the law. This topic will help employers, human resource professionals, office managers and administrators implement appropriate FMLA procedures, identify warning signs of potential abuse by its employees and to take the steps necessary to root out and eliminate those instances of abuse.
FMLA Overview and Best Practices
• Employer Obligations and Employee Rights
• Critical Policy Issues
• Manager Training
Managing Employee Abuse
• Warning Signs
• Employer Rights
• Common Pitfalls
Sadina Montani with Vedder Price
ASA ,HR Certification Institute ,SHRM ,Additional credit may be available upon request.