FMLA: The Basics

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Sponsored by:EANJ

We are going back to the basics with this course which is designed as a beginners guide to FMLA. We will cover the background and purpose of the law, what the regulations require, and discuss where an employer has a few policy options.

This is an entry level course, designed for individuals new to HR or to the FMLA, as well as seasoned professionals who want a refresher on the fundamentals of this law.


Employers that must comply
Employee eligibility

Reasons for Leave

Care for a newborn
Care for an ill family member
Employee’s own serious health condition
Qualifying exigency
Care for ill/injured service member

Leave Requirements

Leave duration
Options for the 12-month period
Intermittent/reduced leaves

Notice Requirements

Designation of Leave
Medical certifications
Employee responsibilities


Continuation of benefits
Reinstatement rights

Coordination with Other Laws

NJ Family Leave Act
The maternity situation
Americans With Disabilities Act
NJ Law Against Discrimination

Amy M. Vazquez

Location Information
This is a virtual event which will be conducted via Zoom

Registration Fees:
$95 per person (EANJ Member)
$125 per person (Non-Member)

Register Now!