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Managing Parental and Personal Leave Return to Work

OnDemand Webinar (87 minutes)

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.

Authors

Kristen M. Whittle, Barton Gilman LLP

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