The Department of Labor (Department) is seeking information from the public regarding the regulations implementing the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA or the Act). The Department is publishing this Request for Information (RFI) to gather information concerning the effectiveness of the current regulations and to aid the Department in its administration of the FMLA. The information provided will help the Department identify topics for which additional compliance assistance could be helpful, including opportunities for outreach to ensure employers are aware of their obligations under the law and employees are informed about their rights and responsibilities in using FMLA leave.
The deadline for public feedback is September 12, 2020. Now that the Department of Labor has issued new FMLA forms and the New Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) is in place it is critical for Employers and Leaders to be knowledgeable about the impact and the compliance consequences. The FFCRA was based on the FMLA with added amendments to accommodate the changes and resources for the COVID-19.
- What are the New FMLA forms and what are the changes?
- What was there an initiation of new FMLA Forms and what were the reasons for changes?
- When can you use the new FMLA forms?
- How has the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted the FMLA?
- How does FMLA and FFCRA interact?
- What deadlines need to be addressed
- How does FMLA and the FFCRA impact employees?
- What are the requirements for the FFCRA and the impact in the workplace?
- What are each of the factors that make an employee eligible for leave under the FFCRA?
- How does paid Family Expanded leave provide assistance to employees with symptoms?
- What is the actual rate of pay that is calculated for eligibility?
- How much leave is granted for those employees caring for a family member who is quarantined?
- What if employees do not want to return to work?
- What confirmation is needed for certification of eligibility of FFCRA?
- How can you apply for lave under the FFCRA?
- What is the difference between Furloughs and Layoffs?
Who Should attend:
- All Employers
- Business Owners
- Company Leadership
- Compliance professionals
- Payroll Administrators
- HR Professionals
- Employers in all industries
- Small Business Owners
- All Employers
- Large Business Owners