FMLA Step-By-Step Checklist 2018


March 07, 2018


Melissa Fleischer

  1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 90 Minutes

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This program has been approved for 1.5 PDCs toward SHRM certification hours.
The program is pre-approved for 1.5 credit hour under HRCI


An employer covered by FMLA is any person or entity engaged in commerce or in any industry or activity affecting commerce that employs 50 or more employees for each working day during each of 20 or more calendar workweeks in the current or preceding calendar year.

This checklist serves as a basic tool for an employer’s determination and administration of FMLA leave for an employee under the federal law and regulations. If your state’s family and medical leave provisions differ from the federal law and regulations, you may need to complete additional steps for the determination and administration of family and medical leave.

This in-depth FMLA Compliance Step-By-Step will cover  the requirements set forth in the FMLA relating to leave of absences and will provide a step-by-step plan of action for those in HR and Benefits Administration when employees are out on a leave of absence to ensure legal compliance.

Session Highlights:

  • Step-by-Step guide checklist for how to ensure FMLA compliance from when employee first takes leave until the end of the leave
  • Review HR’s responsibilities for ensuring that the employee is eligible and is taking leave for an FMLA-qualifying reason
  • Understand the legal definition of a serious health condition and how to apply this definition when approving FMLA leave
  • Learn the definitions of parent, spouse and child
  • Tips on Counting the 12-Month Period
  • Medical Certifications and Re-certifications: What you Can and Cannot Do
  • Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leave
  • Reinstatement to the Same or an Equivalent Job
  • Tips for Drafting a Legally Compliant FMLA Policy

Who Should Attend

  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Benefit Professionals
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Training Professionals
  • In-house counsel
  • Financial Officers
  • CEOs

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