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Advanced FMLA

Get the latest advice on managing employees under the new FMLA regulations. In today’s economic climate, attendance and productivity are key to a company’s survival. Take the first step toward protecting your bottom line and minimizing your liability – purchase these reference materials and get practical tips on how to update your policies to comply with new FMLA regulations. Don’t let your company take compliance risks during this historically difficult time in our nation. Given the high cost of dealing with attendance and leave issues, you will see a quick return on the investment you make in this reference set. Don’t miss this chance to learn cutting-edge techniques for coping with all the latest FMLA changes and hot issues – order today! Benefits for You •Avoid costly mistakes in determining FMLA eligibility •Decide whether to grant FMLA leave based on today’s working definition of a serious health condition •Meet the challenges ahead – find out how to coordinate leave with benefits •Untangle the complex web of overlapping state and federal laws
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Overview of Connecticut and Federal FMLA, Including Discussions of the Changes to the FMLA
— Susan K. Krell, Esq. and Heidi Lane, Esq.
  • Comparison of Federal and State Laws
  • 'Qualifying Exigency'
  • Leave to Care for Injured or Ill Service Member
  • Employer Coverage
  • Employee Eligibility
  • What Is a Serious Health Condition?
Employees on the Cusp: Dealing With Difficult Eligibility Issues
  • The 75 Mile Radius Dilemma
  • The 75 Person Dilemma
  • Temporary and Leased Employees
  • Related Business Entities
  • Other Challenges
Not All Family Members Are Created Equal (Under the FMLA): Responding to Requests to Care for Adult Children, Civil Union Partners, In-Laws and Others
  • Who Is a Covered Child?
  • Adult Children
  • Common Law Spouses
  • Civil Union Partners
  • Same Sex Spouses
  • Extended Family
Real World FMLA Issues in Benefits Administration: Flex Plans, HIPAA, COBRA and Others
— Allan S. Friedland, Esq.
Benefits Challenges
  • Collecting Health Plan Premiums for Paid and Unpaid Leaves
  • Resuming Health and Flexible Spending Account Coverage After FMLA
  • When to Offer and Administer COBRA Continuation Coverage
Connecticut's New Paid Sick Leave Law
— Holly L. Cini, Esq.
  • Who Is a 'Service Worker'?
  • Why Employers With Existing Paid Leave Benefits Need to Take Particular Note
  • What All Employers Should Do in Advance of its January 1, 2012 Effective Date Penalties
ADA and Related Issues
— Susan K. Krell, Esq. and Heidi Lane, Esq.
  • Changes and the ADAAA
  • CHRO and Disability
Plugging the Dam: Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leave
  • Common Issues in Managing Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leave
Strategies for Controlling Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leave
You Be the Judge: Practical Applications From Case Studies
— Susan K. Krell, Esq. and Heidi Lane, Esq.
  • What Are Your Issues/Your Policies?
  • What Would You Do?
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Faculty

Susan K. Krell, Esq. – Moderator

Jackson Lewis P.C.

  • Partner with Jackson Lewis LLP
  • Extensive experience in defending federal and state discrimination charges and employment-related litigation matters in Connecticut and other states, including arguing employment discrimination cases before the United States and Connecticut Supreme Courts
  • Special master for the Hartford Seat of the Connecticut Federal District Court and has presided over a number of conferences involving discrimination, civil rights and labor law cases
  • Significant experience in affirmative action plan matters and dealing with OFCCP in compliance reviews
  • Included in Best Lawyers in America in the category of Employment and Labor Law
  • Life member of the National Registry of Who’s Who published in the year 2000 edition, and is included in Who’s Who Legal USA-Management Labor & Employment, 2006
  • Recognized as a “Connecticut Super Lawyer” in 2006 to 2010, a “New England Super Lawyer” in 2007 to 2010, and “Greater Hartford’s Top Attorneys” 2011
  • Achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Appeared on five MSNBC programs on sexual harassment and affirmative action
  • Can be contacted at 860-522-0404 or [email protected]

Holly L. Cini

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Holly L. Cini, Esq.

  • Partner with Jackson Lewis LLP
  • Represents employers in both state and federal court litigation, as well as in front of administrative agencies
  • Counsels clients in connection with workplace issues, including employee discipline, preparation and effectuation of employment contracts, personnel policies and handbooks, and prevention of harassment and discrimination in the workplace
  • Frequently lectures on various workplace employment law topics and conducts periodic sexual harassment prevention seminars for the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce and other large professional organizations
  • Co-writer of the article titled “Defending Claims of Retaliatory Discipline” for the Connecticut Law Tribune, April 19, 2004 edition
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Suffolk University Law School; B.A. degree in economics, cum laude, Providence College
  • Can be contacted at 860-522-0404 or [email protected]

Allan S. Friedland

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Allan S. Friedland, Esq.

  • Partner with Jackson Lewis LLP
  • More than 25 years of employee benefit and tax experience, both in private practice and with a major insurance company
  • Advises private, public and governmental employers on a wide range of retirement, health and welfare plan tax compliance issues, and related ERISA fiduciary matters
  • Extensive experience with implementation, administration and termination of qualified defined benefit and defined contribution plans, the design and tax aspects of nonqualified plan, and COBRA compliance
  • Provides benefit plan drafting, and governmental agency submission and representation services
  • Member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut Bar Associations
  • J.D. degree, Widener University School of Law; B.A. degree, University of Pennsylvania
  • Can be contacted at 860-522-0404 or [email protected]

Heidi Lane

Connecticut Department of Labor

  • Attorney in the Office of Program Policy of the Connecticut Department of Labor
  • Serves as legal advisor to the executive administration and various divisions within the Department of Labor
  • Interprets the new Paid Sick Leave Law
  • Reviews investigations of complaints concerning the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Can be contacted at 860-263-6765 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 384454
Published 2011
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