Your First Stop on the Road to FMLA Compliance
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Your First Stop on the Road to FMLA Compliance

Travel with us as we help you determine if you have to comply with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
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Created by Robin Benton
Last updated 12/2018
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 8 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Students will be able to answer the question, does my organization have to comply with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Students will also understand what next steps to take toward ensuring compliance with FMLA
  • Students will be provided with actual documents they can convert and use to comply with FMLA
Requirements
  • No prior knowledge of the subject is required
Description

In this course you will:

  • Learn what the FMLA Regulation Covers in general
  • Be able to determine if the type of employer you are must comply with FMLA
  • Be able to identify which employees should be counted and which do not have to be counted to determine if you must comply
  • Be able to avoid some common road hazards and understand consequences of non-compliance with FMLA
  • Be able to provide the required Notice
  • Be able to develop the policies that will affect how you administer FMLA
Who this course is for:
  • Business Owners, Human Resource Professionals or anyone else who needs to know if FMLA applies to their organization
Course content
Expand all 20 lectures 02:27:18
+ Introduction
2 lectures 09:38

Welcome to the first stop on the FMLA Road to Compliance, Does FMLA Apply to My Company?  This is the first in a series of courses that will be offered on the Family Medical Leave Act.  If you are responsible for answering employee questions regarding FMLA or leaves in general, this course is for you.  Whether you are an owner, human resource professional, or even someone who helps others comply with the Family Medical Leave Act, this course will help.

Preview 05:13

Welcome to the first stop on the FMLA Road to Compliance, Does FMLA Apply to My Company?  This is the first in a series of courses that will be offered on the Family Medical Leave Act.  In this session, we will take a few moments to go over the map and explore the topics we will discuss.

Preview 04:25
+ Back to the Basics
4 lectures 29:11

In this Topic we will discuss the purpose of the Family Medical Leave Act and the types of leave that are covered, Parental, Medical and Military.      

Preview 08:24

The last thing any employer wants to receive is notification of a lawsuit.  The truth is, compliance with FMLA’s rules literally may determine if a company will survive or not.  At a minimum it would take a big bite out of your bottom line.  In this session we’ll be looking at the cost that can be associated with FMLA, especially when you are not in compliance. 

The Cost of Non-Compliance
06:39

In this topic we’ll take a look at a sample court case.  It shows how some courts look at retaliatory claims under FMLA and possibly lead us to review ways to avoid the problem going forward.

Court Case Review
07:06

In this course, we won’t be focusing on State Leave Laws.  However, State and Local Municipality Laws do matter when it comes to complying with FMLA protected leave. 

Federal Vs State FMLA Laws
07:02

Let's take a look at what we've learned so far...

Section 2 Quiz
5 questions
+ Covered Employers
7 lectures 42:10

One of the many tasks that hits your desk is to determine if FMLA applies to your Company. On this part of our journey, we’ll be looking at what types of employers must comply with FMLA.      

Covered Employer
09:12

In this topic we will define how FMLA applies to government agencies, define what a government agency is and talk about two government agencies that take a closer inspection. 

Government Agency Employers
03:51

If you are an Educational institution this topic will review if FMLA applies to your organization.  Most of this was covered in the first topic of this lesson.  But in here we’ll take a little closer look.      

School Employers
04:34

In this topic we will be discussing what private sector employers must comply with the FMLA laws.  We will be talking about both for profit and non-profit organizations.  At the end of this lesson, you should be able to determine if you are a private sector employer and need to comply with FMLA.      

Private Sector Employers
04:59

In this topic we will be discussing Integrated Employers and how to determine if they are covered by FMLA. 

Integrated Employers
04:44

Recent actions by the National Labor and Relations Board (NLRB) has put the spotlight on joint employers.  Since being designated as a joint employer has ramifications on whether or not a company has to comply with FMLA laws, an understanding of how joint employer status determinations are viewed at this time is important. 

Joint Employers
09:52

A successor employer has unique issues under FMLA.  First, depending on what happened during the merger or acquisition, the successor employer may now be a covered employer and second, while it might not be a covered employer, it could still have FMLA responsibilities with the former company’s employees.      

Successor Employers
04:58

Let's see what we've learned about covered employers...

Lesson 3 Quiz
7 questions
+ Employee Count
4 lectures 33:23

Once you have determined the type of employer you are, the next step is to actually count your employees to determine if you are a covered employer under FMLA.  In this topic we will define who is an employee, discuss the various types of employees and go into focus on each type to discuss how they are impacted by FMLA.      

Who Do I Count as an Employee?
10:43

In this topic we’ll be talking about the employees who you don’t need to count when determining if your company has to comply with FMLA. 

Who Doesn't Count as an Employee
05:05

In this topic we will be taking a second look at a few types of employees who sometimes are difficult to determine if they should or should not be counted.  The closer you are to the 50-employee threshold, the more important it is to properly classify people.      

Employees Who Need a Second Look
09:04

In this topic we will be looking at some of the common mistakes made by employers.  FMLA is full of pot holes and road hazards so whenever possible I like to try to point them out. 

Road Hazards
08:31

Lets see how much you know about counting employees...

Lesson 4 Quiz
5 questions
+ FMLA Notices
3 lectures 32:56

In the final lesson we will talk about how to handle various employer status changes, discuss the notification requirements under FMLA and discuss what happens when an employer becomes a covered employer under FMLA. 

Employer Status Change-Reduction in Force
10:48

Today we have taken an exit to talk about what happens if an employer becomes a covered employer during the current year.      

Becoming a Covered Employer
08:10

In this topic we will talk about the notice requirements for covered employers under FMLA.      

FMLA Notice Requirements
13:58