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FMLA Medical Certification Abuses: Legal Do's & Don'ts to Be in Control

Summary

Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

The FMLA medical certification process is confusing and frustrating, leaving your company vulnerable to manipulative employees. With the latest law enforcement procedures and compliance issues, one small slip today and your company will face painful consequences. Join us for this 60-minute webinar, where you and your staff will discover:

  • Employee family leave requests & notice requirements: All you need to know
  • Employee medical certifications: Get the information you are entitled to
  • When & how often you can request new certification & re-certifications
  • Medical providers & information requests: What's legal; What's not
  • FMLA leave recordkeeping criteria: Avoid legal pitfalls & liability

Program Highlights

  • FMLA Critical Issues: Certification & Re-Certification Abuses

    • Best strategies to successfully handle certifications & re-certifications
    • How to use the medical certification process to prevent FMLA abuse
    • Privacy laws & other boundaries: Solutions to minimize liability
  • FMLA Certification Legal Do's & Don'ts: Keys to Be Protected

    • Medical forms: How to use them & which ones you should accept
    • Medical comments from the doctor: What to do if incomplete or vague
    • Medical certifications & re-certifications: When to request & who pays
  • FMLA Certification Policies: Be Prepared, Avoid Liability

    • Medical providers & information requests: What's legal; What's not
    • Deny the leave: When & why you can do it
    • Return to work issues: What is required from you, the employee & the doctor
  • Live Q&A session - Have your specific FMLA certification questions answered!

About The Speaker

Stacie Caraway is a national employment law advisor, litigator and trainer with Miller & Martin PLLC.

  • Ms. Caraway concentrates her practice in the areas of labor and employment. Ms. Caraway is currently part of a regional civil litigation team which advises national franchises and other companies concerning general employment and labor law issues.
  • She also develops, reviews, and updates human resource policies, supporting contracts and materials; and represents these companies in all local, state and federal legal proceedings including labor arbitrations, EEOC and state human rights commission investigations, settlement mediations and lawsuits throughout the United States.
  • She is a frequent speaker on labor and employment issues, particularly the FMLA.
  • Ms. Caraway received her B.A., summa cum laude, at the University of Tennessee and her J.D., with Honors, at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Program Benefits

In this 60-minute Webinar, you and your colleagues will learn effective solutions to handle FMLA medical certifications and re-certifications correctly, minimizing abuse and liability.