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Leave In the Time of COVID: Understanding FMLA, FFCRA, ADA, and Workers’ Comp

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Live Webinar | CEU Approved

  • 90 minutes
  • 11 Days Left
     Dec 08, 2020
  •   01:00 PM - 02:30 PM ET
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so much of the world as we knew it. With such an infectious disease, the employee has either been sick or caring for family members who are – or have had to deal with school and child care closings, or so many other issues arising out of COVID. Employees have needed to take time off to deal with these many challenges. In turn, employers have the challenge of running their business and managing employee leave during such turbulent times. How does an employer untangle that web? This webinar will explore that and other questions many employers have been asking.

Session Highlights:

  • FMLA, ADA, FFCRA and Workers’ Comp Basics;

  • Where FMLA, ADA, FFCRA and Workers’ Comp overlap, and where/how they differ;

  • Calculation of pay during paid time off under the FFCRA

  • How to request and document leave under the FFCRA;

  • Understanding some of the key provisions in the DOL’s 5 rounds of guidance in the wake of the FFCRA;

  • What it means to be “unable” to work or telework;

  • Whether or not intermittent leave under the FFCRA’s Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA provisions is allowed; and

  • Whether or not health coverage continues during leave

Why You Should Attend:

Even the more simple leave requests can be complex and nuanced, posing challenges to even the most seasoned Leave Administrators. The possibility of costly, drawn-out litigation, only adds to the stress and pressure..Add to that: most employees making leave requests will be eligible for protection under the FMLA, ADA and, now, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) among other laws. In this webinar we will discuss key, hot-button compliance issues and share some Best Practices for managing a workforce while staying in compliance.

Who Should Attend:

  • HR Directors

  • All HR Practitioners,

  • CEO’s

  • Business Owners

  • Senior Managers

  • Leave Administrators

  • Benefits Administrators

  • CFO’s

  • Controllers

  • Payroll/Compensation Officers

  • In-House Counsel





You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Janette Frisch

Janette Frisch

Janette Levey Frisch has over 20 years of legal experience, more than 10 of which she has spent in Employment Law. It was during her tenure as sole in-house counsel for a mid-size staffing company headquartered in Central New Jersey, with operations all over the continental US, that she truly developed her passion for Employment Law.Janette operates under this core belief: It is possible, and it is in an employer’s best interest, to proactively solve workforce challenges before they become problems, before they result in lawsuits or steep fines caused by government audits.

Janette works with employers on most employment law issues, acting as the Employer’s Legal Wellness Professional — to ensure that employers are in the best position possible to avoid litigation, audits, employee relations problems, and the attendant, often exorbitant costs.

Janette authors the firm’s weekly blog, where you can read each week, in plain English (not legalese) about issues impacting employers today.

Janette has written articles on many different employment law issues for many publications, including EEO Insight, Staffing Industry Review, @Law, and Chief Legal Officer.

Janette has served on the Workplace Violence Prevention Institute, a multidisciplinary task force dedicated to providing proactive, holistic solutions to employers serious about promoting workplace safety and preventing workplace violence. 

Janette has also spoken and trained on topics, such as Criminal Background Checks in the Hiring Process, Joint Employment, Severance Arrangements, Pre-Employment Screening among many, many others.

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This webinar has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR, and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.





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