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A Managers Guide to FMLA: How to Avoid 6 Common Mistakes

OnDemand Webinar (60 minutes)

Identify key issues when employees are requesting FMLA and how to seamlessly manage their return to work.The Family and Medical Leave Act is an important federal law which impacts a large majority of employers across the country. However, FMLA is lengthy and contains a variety of different types of FMLA and regulations first on how to go about providing leave to employees through when an employee returns from FMLA. Often times, navigating the waters of FMLA can be difficult. This topic will help you identify key issues when employees are requesting FMLA and how to seamlessly manage their return to work.

Authors

Stephanie C. Generotti, Esq., Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Agenda

Introduction

• Realities of the FMLA

• Examples

Six Common Mistakes Managers Make

• Ignoring the Signs

• Failure to Check Eligibility

• Treatment of an Employee on FMLA

• Misunderstanding Types of FMLA

• What Happens When Employee Returns

• When Termination Occurs

Overall Prohibitions / Limitations

• Things to Avoid

Damages Available

• Compensatory

• Other Costs/Fees