Manager’s Guide to FMLA Leave and Requests for Job Accommodations

August 28, 2018 and January 29, 2019
9:00 am
West Campus, 7509 Forsyth Blvd Ste 001, Clayton, MO 63105
Dates Offered Time Location
August 28, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. West Campus Training Room B
January 29, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. West Campus Training Room B

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is intended to balance employee’s professional and personal lives by providing leave due to certain family and medical reasons. As a manager, it’s imperative for you to understand how the FMLA may impact the organization, your employees, and you. Due to the complexity of this law, this course is intended to familiarize participants with the basic provisions and requirements of the law, to provide steps for handling FMLA requests, and how to handle FMLA-related absences. This course will also provide participants with an understanding of situations in which the FMLA and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may intertwine.

Course Objectives

Participants will learn to:

  • The basic provisions of the FMLA and the ADA
  • To identify situations when the FMLA regulations become applicable
  • When an employee is eligible for FMLA leave
  • To navigate the University’s FMLA Policy, as well as other leave policies, and the required forms
  • What steps must be taken once you receive a request for a leave of absence
  • What impairments meet the ADA’s definition of a disability
  • The employer’s responsibilities to comply with the ADA

Competencies: Adding Value; Service Orientation

Audience: Washington University Managers, Professionals, and Staff responsible for administering leave policies

Facilitator:  Employee Relations Staff

Registration Fee: There is no fee for this session.

No-Show and Late Cancellation Fees:  There will be a charge equal to the registration fee to cover the cost of materials for no-shows and late cancellations (less than 5 business days prior to class).  For classes with no registration fee, this charge is $50.

West Campus, West Building
7509 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 001
Human Resources Learning & Development Center
Training Room B, Lower Level
Commute options to West Campus

Contact Shirley Ikemeier

All programs are subject to change.

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