At The Podium

What the New FMLA Regs and Future Leave Laws Mean for Employers

Date: October 29, 2009 – October 30, 2009

Event: HR Hero Advanced Employment Issues Symposium

Venue: Caesars Palace

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Big changes have hit FMLA recently, which means bigger compliance headaches for HR. Here, you get a summary of the final regulations and learn about other leave laws that could turn your leave of absence policies upside down. You’ll discover:

  • How to interpret the new and previously released changes that apply to military families—including those that pertain to National Guard and reservists
  • What exactly have the new regs changed regarding intermittent leave?
  • What do the new rules say about getting information from health care providers?
  • The new restrictions on your supervisors, which were designed to enhance employee privacy
  • What the new changes mean for your perfect attendance programs
  • The changes to the notice requirements—and why they’re considered good news for employers
  • Recent FMLA cases
  • Other new leave laws in the works, including the Family Leave Insurance Act, the Crime Victims Employment Leave Act and legislation to expand FMLA
  • How the Healthy Families Act could dramatically change your company’s paid sick leave policies


Charles S. Plumb