Leave of Absence Certification

FMLA expert Teri Morning will teach you everything you need to know about leaves of absence in just one week. As leave requests increase and rules evolve, this training will help you perform your job better, support employees, and protect your employer.

Benefits of Certification

  • Protect your organization from potential legal liability
  • Help colleagues who request leaves
  • Expand your professional knowledge and propel your career
  • Prove your knowledge with a certificate
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Monday, May 20- Friday, May 24, 2024; 1:00 PM Eastern or Monday, June 24 - Friday, June 28, 2024; 3:00 PM Eastern or Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 2, 2024; 1:30 PM Eastern or Monday, August 19 - Friday, August 23, 2024; 1:00 PM Eastern

5 Sessions scheduled for 90 minutes including question and answer period.

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Training Overview

Are you Following 2024 Regulations for Managing Leaves of Absence? Learn the rules you must follow this year.

In 2024, ensuring compliance with current leave of absence regulations is essential for employers to avoid lawsuits and fines. You need to know exactly the process to follow, documents to complete, and answers to give when an employee requests leave.


One mistake in granting, denying, or managing a leave can expose your organization to costly risks.

Our Leaves of Absence Certification training program will enable you to:

  • Protect your organization from potential legal liability
  • Help colleagues who request leaves
  • Expand your professional knowledge and propel your career
  • Prove your knowledge with a certificate


Each session focuses on a critical area of the rules for leaves of absence. We have packed a large volume of interesting and useful content into five engaging sessions.

Leaves of Absence Certification

Webinar 1: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Basics

  • Purpose of FMLA
  • What is a Covered Employer
  • Determining employee eligibility
  • Recordkeeping
  • FMLA timekeeping
  • Pillars of FMLA

Webinar 2: FMLA Leave -Notifications, Response and Reinstatement

  • Requesting FMLA leave
  • Notifications, recognizing and responding to a request
  • Children and parents
  • Intermittent and reduced schedule leave
  • Reinstatement

Webinar 3: FMLA - Leave of Absence Administration

  • Second and third opinions
  • Health care providers
  • Key employees
  • Recovery of benefit costs
  • Policy details
  • Caregiver discrimination

Webinar 4: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • Definitions and employer obligations
  • Medical information and exams
  • The EEOC, ADA, and long COVID-19
  • Accommodation process

Webinar 5: Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (FWFA)

  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (FWFA)
  • FMLA and pregnancy
  • FLSA and pregnancy
  • Caregiver discrimination
Recommended Audience
Who Should Attend?
  • Human resources professionals
  • Employee relations staff
  • Benefit administrators
  • Payroll professionals
  • Location managers
  • Division supervisors
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Safety staff
APPROVAL AND VALIDITY
Credits
  • This program has been approved for 7.5 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 7.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

Certification is for a two-year period from the date you pass the final exam. You have the option to certify again upon the conclusion of the two-year period.

What's included
Training includes
  • 7.5 HRCI, 7.5 SHRM
  • Certified Leave of Absence Manager
  • All resources and training materials
About

Expert Presenter

Teri Morning
  • Specializes in solving company people problems and providing big company style HR service to small business
  • Over 20 years of experience in human resources and training in a variety of fields
  • Certified in mediation skills, project management, and IT management and qualified
  • Has held the PHR, SPHR, SPHR-CA and SHRM-SCP certifications
  • Master’s degree in human resource development with a specialization in conflict management
  • MBA