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Managing Parental and Personal Leave Return to Work

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.

Runtime: 88 minutes
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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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This course was last revised on May 23, 2019.

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  • ASA 1.25
     
  • This program qualifies for 1.25 continuing education hour(s) towards maintaining your ASA credential. Please contact ASA for more information at certification@americanstaffing.net.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This E-Learning 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.
     
  • SHRM 1.25
     
  • 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 1.25 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Why Lorman?

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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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 kwhittle@bglaw.com
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Product ID: 405459
Published 2019
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