Join Butler Snow attorney Kara E. Shea for this FMLA Master Class.
Master family and medical leave compliance in just one day with this all-new program created just for Tennessee employers and HR management.
Think employee leave management is a one-time policy issue? Be careful!
New and confusing regulations, conflicting court decisions, and increasing employee abuse of FMLA protections means family and medical leave will remain one of HR’s biggest management headaches.
To help you master your obligations and avoid costly penalties, the publisher of Tennessee Employment Law Letter has crafted a cost-effective and engaging solution: 2017 FMLA Master Class: Tennessee – Advanced Skills for Employee Leave Management.
At this intensive day-long workshop, you’ll:
- Gain essential knowledge to master real-life issues
- Receive substantive instruction from an experienced attorneys on fundamental FMLA compliance principles in light of new and existing regulations, court rulings, and application of this far-reaching law.
- Engage with your instructors and your peers, solving the types of real-life issues you face day in and day out concerning intermittent leave, return to work, performance issues, and much more.
- Develop the confidence you need to make the right coverage calls, control abuse and fraud, answer the toughest questions from employees and your executive colleagues, and avoid the expensive missteps that have devastated other employers.
Part I: Mastering FMLA Fundamentals
FMLA Eligibility: Granting FMLA Leave When It’s Due and Getting It Right under the New FMLA Rules
8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Managing Serious Health Conditions and Medical Certifications
9:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
9:45 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Meeting FMLA Deadlines: Notification, Curbing Abuse, and Preventing Claims
10:00 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Mastering the Tough FMLA Issues
10:45 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
All Together Now: Coordinating FMLA with ADA, Workers’ Comp, and State Family Leave Laws
11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Part II: Intensive Workshop Addressing the Real-Life Application of FMLA Rules, DOL Regulations, and Court Rulings
1:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
During this highly interactive portion of the FMLA Master Class, our esteemed faculty of labor and employment attorneys will walk you through a series of scenarios demonstrating the real-life FMLA issues that stump even the most seasoned of HR practitioners. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss issues with your trainers and fellow attendees to determine the correct course of action to take, based on the facts presented and your knowledge of fundamental FMLA compliance principles.
Recent court rulings, long-standing case law precedent, DOL interpretation opinion letters and regulations—as well as the trainers’ own experiences in advising clients—are interwoven into this engaging afternoon workshop with the goal of providing you with actionable insights into how to master the tricky FMLA issues that come up in daily work life.
Final Questions and Closing
4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.