Auditing Your FMLA And ADA Processes

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session will show you how to evaluate your FMLA and ADA processes to save costs, improve productivity, and avoid liability.
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Faulty or deficient FMLA and ADA accommodation processes often result in significant business costs including excessive absences, lost productivity, and legal liability.  In this session, you will obtain legal FMLA and ADA updates, practical tools, and knowledge of common errors and best practices so you can effectively audit, strategically analyze, and improve your organization's leave of absence, accommodation, and related processes. This session will equip you with the skills you need to effectively analyze the flow of your organization's receipt and processing of employee leave and accommodation requests, and identify system breakdowns which lead to legal violations and business losses.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 7:00am to 8:15am
Presenter: 

Heather A. Owen

Heather A.
Owen

Heather Owen is Board Certified in labor and employment law and has been representing employers in employment matters since 1993.  Her client counseling focuses on problem solving, litigation prevention, risk reduction and legal analysis of complex employment issues. When matters escalate to litigation, she has successfully defended employers in all areas of employment law, including claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII, wage and hour laws, the National Labor Relations Act, and various whistleblower and retaliation laws.  Heather is a frequent presenter to national and local organizations.  Heather received both her Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida.  She is AV® Peer Review Rated By Martindale-Hubbell, and has been listed several years in Florida Trends’ Legal Elite, and Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition. 

Follow Heather on Twitter @HeatherAOwen.

Location: 
S404
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
Critical Evaluation
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