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Leave Policy Development and Management: How to Keep Your Legal Obligations Straight for Both Paid and Unpaid Leaves - On-Demand

Leave Policy Development & Management: Keep Your Legal Obligations Straight for Paid & Unpaid Leaves - On-Demand

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Leave Policy Development and Management: How to Keep Your Legal Obligations Straight for Both Paid and Unpaid Leaves - On-Demand

Webinar now available On-Demand.

WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn how to develop and manage legally sound policies on paid and unpaid leaves.

FMLA leave, sick leave, military leave, caregiver leave, bereavement leave, paid time off, workers’ comp, vacation days—the list goes on and on!

Suffice to say, HR professionals have an intricate maze of leaves to keep straight—both paid and unpaid, legally required and voluntarily given. And it’s your job to ensure that all types of leave are fairly administered and properly tracked and recorded. This is no easy task, especially given that brand-new leave rights are popping up all the time at the state and local level.

Are you up to the challenge? Use this on-demand webinar to learn how to properly develop and manage your leave policy, so that you can be sure you’re in compliance.

You’ll learn:

  • Which types of leaves are legally required under federal law, and under what circumstances
  • Examples of leave that may be required under state and local law
  • How to ensure that your leave policy covers all applicable leaves and properly communicates what’s required of employees requesting those leaves
  • The latest trends affecting paid time off to care for oneself or for loved ones
  • How to communicate leave policy changes to your workforce
  • Examples of permissible leave caps
  • What you need to know about requesting medical certifications and re-certifications so you don’t generally misstep under FMLA or paid sick and family leave laws
  • The top 5 things to train supervisors on with respect to leave policy management
  • Best practices for maintaining consistent leave policies and government-mandated posters
  • How to apply PTO when an employee qualifies for pregnancy disability or FMLA leave
  • And much more!

About Your Presenter:

Amelia Holstrom, Esq.Erica E. Flores, Esq.
Skoler Abbott

Erica Flores, an associate with Skoler Abbott, has represented clients big and small, in cases big and small, in places big and small. She has successfully defended Massachusetts employers in single-plaintiff and class action discrimination, harassment and retaliation litigation, wage and hour disputes, and whistleblower and contract matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. She also regularly advises clients on day-to-day employment issues, including employment policies, internal investigations and discipline, and litigation avoidance. Ms. Flores is a regular contributor to the Massachusetts Employment Law Letter and a member of the Board of Directors of the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.

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