FMLA, ADA, USERRA, Workers Compensation, and HIPAA: Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of Medical Leaves
Duration: 90 Minutes
There are close to a dozen different types of medical leave, between statutory and non-statutory types of leave. Understanding and applying them correctly can be a big challenge. It is extremely easy for even the most meticulous employer to get lost in all the definitions, details, and purposes behind various leaves. Susan Fahey Desmond, a labor and employment law expert, will elaborate federal and state laws as they apply to various leaves under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, HIPPA, Workers’ Compensation, Unemployment Compensation and much more.
Objectives of the Presentation
Understanding the basics of, as well as the similarities, the distinctions, and the interrelationships among the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), workers’ compensation laws, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is critical to your business.
Why Should you Attend
Employees often either have a greater amount of knowledge about their desired leave or they misunderstand it altogether. This program will sort out all the different types of medical leaves, clarify the associating factors between them, and give you a solid toolbox of best practices for understanding leaves, using them safely and appropriately, and keeping out of the Bermuda Triangle of leaves. The session will clarify and assist employers in using medical leaves the legal and correct way.
Who can Benefit
- Federal and state laws as they apply to leave:
- "Disability" and "Accommodation" under the ADA
- Title VII
- Workers Compensation law
- Unemployment Compensation
- Best Practices - Policies
- Best Practices - Procedures
- Hot Topics/Questions
- Business Directors
- HR Managers & Directors
- Senior HR Professionals
- HR Analysts
- Employee Relations Professionals
- Employment Managers/Specialists
- Compliance Officers
- Benefits specialists