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90-minute live streaming program
  • May 23
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Managing Parental and Personal Leave Return to Work

May 23

Gain an understanding of how to stay compliant when managing parental and personal leave.

Many employers struggle with how to appropriately respond to employees’ requests for parental and other types of leave in compliance with applicable laws, including the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Failing to appropriately provide required leave can lead to disgruntled employees, lawsuits, and/or government investigations. This topic is intended to provide you with information on managing employee leave and return to work issues in the workplace. The information will include types of reasonable accommodations, including in the return-to-work context; common leave and post-leave problems and how to avoid them; on ramping policies that will help ensure employee success; and examples and case studies.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to define the scope and requirements of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act.
  • You will be able to discuss best practices for a smooth return from parental or other type of leave.
  • You will be able to identify potential employee abuses of FMLA leave.
  • You will be able to recognize when additional leave may be required under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Family/Parental Leave
  • What Is Required Under Federal Law?
  • What If the FMLA Doesn't Apply to My Company?
  • Industry Trends and Best Practices
  • Planning for a Successful Return to Work
Medical Leave
  • What Is Required Under Federal Law?
  • Intermittent Leave: Requirements and Pitfalls
  • Additional Leave as an ADA Accommodation
  • Reasonable Accommodations Upon Return to Work
Personal Leave
  • What Is Required Under Federal Law?
  • Employee Handbook Best Practices and Pitfalls
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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • ASA 1.5
     
  • This program qualifies for 1.5 continuing education hour(s) towards maintaining your ASA credential. Please contact ASA for more information at [email protected]
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward general recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
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  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Personnel/HR 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Personnel/HR for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of employment laws. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.5 hours.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for human resource professionals, personnel managers, benefit managers, business owners and managers, payroll professionals, office managers, and controllers.

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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Kristen M. Whittle

Kristen M. Whittle

Barton Gilman LLP

  • Partner in the Providence office of Barton Gilman LLP
  • Focuses her practice on employment law and litigation, as well as insurance coverage and bad faith litigation
  • Experienced public speaker, she has conducted numerous seminars on employment law, including topics related to family and medical leave, wage and hour issues, and the impact of changes marijuana laws on employment best practices
  • Lead author for the “Personnel Practices” article series published monthly by Rhode Island Small Business Journal, highlighting legal issues facing Rhode Island employers
  • Named a Rhode Island Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013-2018; Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly Excellence in the Law Up & Coming Lawyers Honoree in 2019; and 40 Under Forty Honoree by Providence Business News in 2017
  • J.D. degree, Boston College Law School; B.A. degree, Boston College
  • Can be contacted at 401-273-7171 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 405459
Published 2019
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