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FMLA Self-Audits: Make Sure You Are in Compliance

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Learn how self-auditing your FMLA program can lead to improved compliance.Most HR professionals know that FMLA is a complicated law that possesses a host of administrative compliance challenges. Whether you are reviewing and updating your policy or operating procedures and/or coordinating with the employee on leave and their managers/supervisors, the FMLA can be difficult and challenging for even the most experienced HR Professional. This topic will provide you information on how to audit your companies FMLA practices and procedures to ensure compliance with the law and best practices.


James R. Hays, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP


Why Conduct an FMLA Audit

• Legal Compliance Issues

• Audit Objectives

Reviewing Your FMLA Policy and Administration

• Policy Requirements

• Notice Requirements

• Certification and Recertification

• Common Violations to Be Avoided

• Return From Leave Compliance Concerns

Proper Recordkeeping

• What to File and Where to File

• Start to Finish Administration

Training Pointers for Managers

• Recognizing When a Request Has Been Made

• Qualifying Absences

• Calculating Leave Time

• Role in Certification

• Checking in While on Leave

Thoughts on Best Practices

• Tracking Leaves

• Communication With Employees on Leave

• Harmonizing FMLA With Other Leaves