Leave in the Time of COVID: Managing Employee Leave Under FMLA, FFCRA, ADA and Workers’ Comp

On Demand Webinar Duration 90 Minutes Credits HRCI 1.5 & SHRM 1.5 PDCs

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Speaker : Janette is an attorney with more than 20 years legal experience. Janette works in her own law practice with employers on most employment law issues


Even the more simple leave requests can be complex and nuanced, posing challenges to even the most seasoned Leave Administrators. The possibility of costly, drawn-out litigation, only adds to the stress and pressure.. Add to that: most employees making leave requests will be eligible for protection under the FMLA, ADA and, now, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) among other laws. In this webinar we will discuss key, hot-button compliance issues and share some Best Practices for managing a workforce while staying in compliance.

Areas Covered

Key areas we will cover include without limitation:
  • FMLA, ADA, FFCRA and Workers’ Comp Basics;
  • Where FMLA, ADA, FFCRA and Workers’ Comp overlap, and where/how they differ;
  • Calculation of pay during paid time off under the FFCRA
  • How to request and document leave under the FFCRA;
  • Understanding some of the key provisions in the DOL’s 5 rounds of guidance in the wake of the FFCRA
  • What it means to be “unable” to work or telework;
  • Whether or not intermittent leave under the FFCRA’s Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA provisions is allowed; and
  • Whether or not health coverage continues during leave.

Who will Benefit

  • H.R. Managers and Directors
  • Leave Administrators
  • Benefits Administrators
  • Business Owners
  • CEO’s
  • CFO’s
  • Controllers
  • In-House Counsel
  • Compensation/Payroll Officers
  • Senior Managers
  • Front-Line and Middle Managers

This activity has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org

This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

Your Instructor

Janette Levey Frisch
Janette Levey Frisch

Janette is an attorney with more than 20 years legal experience. Janette works in her own law practice with employers on most employment law issues, acting as the Employer's Legal Wellness Professional - to ensure that employers are in the best position possible to avoid litigation, audits, employee relations problems, and the attendant, often exorbitant costs. Janette authors the firm's weekly blog and has written articles on many different employment law issues for many publications, including EEO Insight, Staffing Industry Review, @Law, and Chief Legal Officer.

Janette has also spoken and trained on topics, such as Criminal Background Checks in the Hiring Process, Joint Employment, Severance Arrangements, Pre-Employment Screening among many, many others. Janette is licensed in New Jersey and New York. In addition, Janette serves as a Legal Wellness Professional to employers outside New Jersey and New York on almost all federal employment law issues, to enable employees to address workplace challenges before they escalate to litigation or costly audits. Janette is a member of the Workplace Violence Prevention Institute, a task force that serves as a resource to employers committed to taking a proactive, holistic approach to preventing and appropriately responding to the growing threat of workplace violence. Janette is also a contributor to the recently released book, "Hiring Greatness: How to Recruit Your Dream Team and Crush the Competition", published by John Wiley and Sons, and authored by David E. Perry and Mark J. Haluska.

Janette serves as a member of the Workplace Violence Prevention Institute, an interdisciplinary task force dedicated to providing cutting-edge holistic solutions to the increasing concern over workplace safety and workplace violence prevention.

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