California: 2018 FMLA/CFRA Master Class - San Diego (BLR)
2018 FMLA/CFRA Master Class: Advanced Skills for Employee Leave Management in California - San Diego (BLR) On-Site Seminars: San Diego | Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Morning Focus: Mastering FMLA Fundamentals Afternoon Focus: FMLA Compliance Scenarios and Case Studies for Real-World Application Think employee leave management is a one-time policy issue? Be careful! New and confusing regulations, conflicting court decisions, and increasing employee abuse of FMLA/CFRA protections means family and medical leave will remain one of HR’s biggest management headaches. To help you master your obligations and avoid costly penalties, the publisher of your state's Employment Law Letter has crafted a cost-effective and engaging solution: 2018 FMLA/CFRA Master Class Advanced Skills for Employee Leave Management in California. This intensive day-long workshop provides the comprehensive knowledge you need to master real-life issues. Experienced attorneys will provide substantive instruction on fundamental FMLA compliance principles in light of new and existing regulations, court rulings, and application of this far-reaching law. You’ll engage with your instructors and your peers, solving challenges you face day in and day out concerning intermittent leave, return to work, employee performance, and much more. This event teaches employee leave management essentials while instilling the confidence you need to make the right coverage calls, control abuse and fraud, answer the toughest questions from employees and your executive colleagues, and avoid the expensive missteps that have devastated other employers. You’ll enhance your advanced-practitioner skill set when you attend this satisfaction-guaranteed event and learn: How to judge a “serious health condition” the way a real judge would, and eliminate disputes about what does and doesn’t constitute it The latest FMLA/CFRA revisions, so you don’t risk noncompliance What recent FMLA/CFRA court decisions really mean, so you can adjust your policies accordingly Why FMLA/CFRA recordkeeping continues to trip up even the savviest human resource managers, and some solutions to avoid similar mistakes How to tame the intermittent leave and reduced schedule beasts, and put a stop to abuse and fraud How FMLA/CFRA, ADA, and state workers’ comp laws overlap, so you can avoid violations And more! Master Class Agenda Registration 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Part I—Mastering FMLA Essentials FMLA/CFRA Eligibility: Granting FMLA/CFRA Leave When It’s Due and Getting It Right8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Could you be missing critical first steps in managing FMLA/CFRA leave—determining employee eligibility? A defined, consistent process helps you not only deny leave when California workers don’t qualify, you’ll grant leave for a period that is reasonable and necessary when they do. In this opening session, gain new insights on eligibility determinations and recent trends and developments affecting leave. You’ll be armed to adjust policies and practices in 2018 to ensure compliance with the changing regulatory, legal, and practical landscape: How to determine FMLA/CFRA eligibility quickly and easilyHow leave rules and recent court decisions define who qualifies as a covered family memberHow to coordinate leave for workers caring for adult childrenThe rules for determining in loco parentis statusHow to coordinate leave when CFRA and FMLA differ Managing Serious Health Conditions and Medical Certifications 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.At the heart of many FMLA/CFRA leave requests is the serious health condition. The regulations do offer some guidance and allow you to require medical certification, yet there are a multitude of reasons for needing time off. Assessing those reasons requires keen judgment, and this session will show you how to make the right call.You’ll learn about: Illnesses and injuries that may be serious health conditions — even though the regulations say they generally aren’tHow many health conditions it takes to be
11025 Vista Sorrento Parkway
San Diego, CA 92130
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