THIS WILL BE A VIRTURAL EVENT. ONLY THOSE WHO REGISTER WILL RECEIVE THE INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE VIRTUAL EVENT.
Registration: Register before noon on October 1, 2021
FEE FOR NON-MEMBERS IS $20.00
Recertification Credits: 2.0 HRCI/SHRM (pending)
Topic: FMLA Basics and Advanced
- 1. FMLA Requirements For Employers
- 2. Employer posting requirements
- 3. What Is FMLA? How Does FMLA work?
- 4. Employee eligibility and leave entitlement
- 5. The different types of leave employees can take and what qualifies for each leave
- 6. Medical conditions eligible for leave under the triangle of FMLA, ADA, and Worker’s Compensation
- 7. Looking at the “gray areas” of FMLA eligibility and how to turn the gray black or white
- 8. Notifications and medical certifications
- 9. Cutting through the confusion of intermittent and reduced schedule leaves
- 10. Fitness for duty testing
- 11. Return to work options
- 12. Tracking and ending leaves
- 13. Fitness for duty testing
- 14. Strategies for identifying abuse, how to effectively document FMLA to confront abusers, and how to take effective steps managing FMLA abuse investigations
- 15. Steps to conduct an investigation and obtain evidence
- 16. Documentation strategies that protect your organization
Presenter: Attorney Elizabeth Benjamin
Attorney Benjamin is a partner at Beard Legal Group, P.C. She is a 2004 graduate of Bucknell University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Education, summa cum laude, and went on to graduate magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2007. Attorney Benjamin is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Middle, Western, and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania as well as the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
She focuses her practice in the areas of school law and labor and education law. In addition to providing solicitor services Attorney Benjamin has represented school districts in both federal and state court litigation, local agency hearings, and administrative proceedings before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records and the Office of Civil Rights.
Attorney Benjamin handles a large volume of Right to Know Law and employee attendance and absence matters arising for Pennsylvania Public School Districts. She frequently presents on these topics as well as topics of record retention and management, unlawful harassment training, and the management of electronic communications and social media within Pennsylvania Public School Districts.
Attorney Elizabeth Benjamin was invited to provide testimony on October 2, 2019, before the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee on the impact and more practical realities of eliminating and/or otherwise altering the statute of limitations applicable to civil actions arising from sexual abuse and other sexual misconduct towards children. Attorney Benjamin has over 10 years’ experience representing Pennsylvania public school districts.