Military Leave Under USERRA and the FMLA: Johnnie's Coming Home...While Suzie's Family Marches Off

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session is designed to help you handle returning veterans under USERRA as well as military family members seeking leave under the FMLA.
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As the conflicts overseas wind down, thousands of soldiers are returning home ready to work while their family members are preparing for their return by taking leave from work. This session addresses both the job return rights of veterans under USERRA as returning veterans seek reemployment and the leave rights of family members under the FMLA, and gives tips on staying compliant with both laws. You will leave with the tools to be able to develop a strategy to implement a cohesive military leave policy at work that complies with both federal statutes and yet allows for effective management of the business.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Presenter: 

Matthew S. Effland

Matthew S.
Effland

Matthew Effland is the Vice President – Employment Counsel for KAR Auction Services, Inc.  KAR is a provider of vehicle auction services in North America, facilitating the used vehicle marketplace by providing auction services for sellers of used, or whole car, vehicles and salvage vehicles through its auction locations and multiple internet venues. The Company has a network of 65 whole car auction locations and 164 salvage auction locations, as well as offering a variety of online and financing services.  In his role, Matt provides guidance and support to KAR’s Human Resources department, drawing on his 14 years of management-side private practice.  Matt is licensed in both California and Indiana, and is the author of the recently-published SHRM Book ”The Perils and Pitfalls of California Employment Law: A Guide for HR Professionals.”

Location: 
S106
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
Critical Evaluation
Intended Audience: 
Mid-Level
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