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Simplifying the Complexities of the Family and Medical Leave Act

  • Accountant
  • CPA (US)
  • SHRM
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

The Family and Medical Leave Act is probably the most complex piece of federal employment legislation ever passed.

Trying to administer FMLA creates many questions. The first two questions are,

  •  “What type of leave is being requested?” and
  • “What documentation do I need?”

Then the question is: What is the FMLA request for:

  • Birth of a child?
  • Adoption of a child?
  • A block of time?
  • Intermittent?
  • Reduced Schedule?
  • Episodic Illness?
  • Chronic Illness?
  • Qualified Exigency?
  • Military Relative Wounded in Action?
  • For the Employee?
  • Employee’s Spouse?
  • Employee’s Child?
  • Employee’s Parent? 
  • Is it a worker’s comp injury? 
  • Is it a “Key” employee?
  • Do I need a letter for each situation?

Join this CPE Business Law course to discover answers to the above questions and understand the complexities of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Major topics covered in this CPE course:

  • A Summary of the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • FMLA Communication Requirements
  • How to handle requests for FMLA?
  • Is it necessary for an employee to request FMLA?
  • How to track FMLA and stay in touch with employees on leave?
  • The proper documentation you need exceeds the minimum compliance standards.
  • The difference between all of the various reasons for FMLA and how to handle each.
  • Tips to ensure receipt of the documentation you need. 
  • Using electronic recordkeeping and reminders.
  • What to do if the employee cannot come back to work after their FMLA expires?

Learning Objectives

  • To analyze the complicated compliance requirement of FMLA.
  • To explain what to do when employees or employers make a mistake.
  • To discuss tips on how to communicate with your peers on the nuances of FMLA.

Recommended For

  • This CPE-Course is recommended for CPA, HR Professionals, CFIRS, CWS, and Other Professionals who desire to understand the complexities of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • HR Professionals
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1.5 General Credit of Business Law for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 1.5 CPE Credit of Business Law for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1.5 PDC Credit of Legal update for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 22-VNP6V)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1.5
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Bob McKenzie

President, McKenzieHR

Bob McKenzie has over 40 years of human resources management experience. His background includes a wide range of hands-on HR practices including in all aspects of Human Resources. And is a variety of industries in with private sector, public sector and nonprofit employers.

Bob has been cited in a number of Human Resources trade publications. Among them are HR.com, HR Magazine, HR Florida Review, Vault.com, BNA and the Institute of Management and Administration and the Business Journals. He has been a speaker at a number of conferences as well as audio and web-based seminars. 

Bob is a graduate of Rider University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce Degree and double majored in Industrial Relations and Organizational Behavior and lives in Brunswick, GA.

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Rebekah Gallina, CPA (US)

Oct 5th, 2022

Instructor was knowledgeable, entertaining, and provided great examples and feedback on the polling questions.

Simplifying the Complexities of the Family and Medical Leave Act

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