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Roadmap of California Medical Leaves: Ultimate Guide to PDL, FMLA, FEHA, SDI, CFRA, PFL, ADA and Workers Compensation
This 90 minute webinar will help you master the twisty, confusing and sometime dangerous ground that the road of California specific leaves can take. The focus of the webinar is on how California leaves such as FEHA and CFRA interact with Federal medical leaves, such as the FMLA and ADA. You can learn which leaves can run concurrently, how to make the transition from one leave to the next and what you need to document to protect yourself and your organization.
Why Should You Attend:
Do you feel lost when employees are out on medical leaves and you are not sure how or what leave applies to your employee? Or, do you have employees who abuse medical leaves type because you are unsure if they can run concurrently or your policies are not clear? Or maybe it is just too hard to find the time to stay on top of these leave and control the absences!
This webinar will focus on how California leaves such as FEHA and CFRA interact with Federal medical leaves, such as the FMLA and ADA. You will also learn which leaves can run concurrently, how to make the transition from one leave to the next and what you need to document to protect yourself and your organization.
Our speaker brings in the expertise to help you clarify these California specific leave laws and their interaction with Federal leaves. You can explain your employees their leave options. By clearly documenting the entire process in a consistent and meticulous manner and having strong policies and procedures and a written procedure manual will allow you to consistently apply the rules when counseling employees.
At the end of this session, the speaker will handle your specific questions and address any challenges you have/had about CA specific leave laws.
- Overview of CA Specific leave laws – PDL, CFRA, FMLA, ADA, FEHA and PFL
- Explanation of their interaction with Federal leave laws – FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation
- How to apply leaves that run concurrently
- How to document the transition from one leave type to the next
- Specific rights you have as an employer to deny leave for employees who use more leave than the certificate allows
- Method for curing medical certificate or getting second and third opinions
- Simple strategies to manage the medical leaves in a consistent manner to avoid expensive litigation and preserve the employer-employee relationship
- Integrating you own company's leave policies with state and federal regulations and how vacation, sick and PTO can be utilized concurrently
- Gain the confidence to deny leave and terminate the employee if they do not comply with your medical certification requests
Who Will Benefit:
Following positions / companies located in California or with Employees in California:
- Companies, non-profits, school districts, governmental agencies and pseudo governmental agencies
- Human Resource Managers
- Risk Managers
- Benefit Specialists
- Business Owners
- General Managers
- Controllers/ CFOs / Financial Managers
Beth Brascugli De Lima, M.B.A., SPHR-CA, is founder, president, and principal of HRM Consulting, Inc., a California-based human resource consulting firm. Ms. De Lima provides corporate consulting on a national basis regarding employment regulations, compliance and vocational rehabilitation. Her organization has assisted corporate, not-for-profit, school districts, and governmental clients with Human Resource policy development and implementation since 1992 on a national, statewide, and local level.
Ms. De Lima has extensive experience in all areas of employment litigation including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Workers’ Compensation and is a recognized expert regarding Medical Leave Management employment law compliance. Ms. De Lima provides expert testimony for both the Plaintiff and Defense regarding Human Resource Best Practices and Standards of Care. Her focus is to assist organizations with mitigating potential liability by offering consulting services, mediation, and interactive training to organizations, not-for-profits, government and pseudo government entities, attorneys, and school districts.
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