California Advanced Skills for Employee Leave Management (AHM)

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2020 FMLA/CFRA Master Class: California Advanced Skills for Employee Leave Management

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On-Site Seminars:

Irvine, CA | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Morning Focus: Mastering FMLA/CFRA Fundamentals

Afternoon Focus: FMLA Compliance Scenarios and Case Studies for Real-World Application

Think employee leave management is a one-time policy issue? Be careful! New and confusing regulations, conflicting court decisions, and increasing employee abuse of FMLA protections means family and medical leave will remain one of HR’s biggest management headaches.

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To help you master your obligations and avoid costly penalties, the publisher of your state's Employment Law Letter has crafted a cost-effective and engaging solution: 2020 FMLA/CFRA Master Class: California Advanced Skills for Employee Leave Management This intensive day-long workshop provides the comprehensive knowledge you need to master real-life issues. Experienced attorneys will provide substantive instruction on fundamental FMLA compliance principles in light of new and existing regulations, court rulings, and application of this far-reaching law. You’ll engage with your instructors and your peers, solving challenges you face day in and day out concerning intermittent leave, return to work, employee performance, and much more.

This event teaches employee leave management essentials while instilling the confidence you need to make the right coverage calls, control abuse and fraud, answer the toughest questions from employees and your executive colleagues, and avoid the expensive missteps that have devastated other employers.

You’ll enhance your advanced-practitioner skill set when you attend this satisfaction-guaranteed event and learn:

How to judge a “serious health condition” the way a real judge would, and eliminate disputes about what does and doesn’t constitute it

The latest FMLA revisions, so you don’t risk noncompliance

What recent FMLA court decisions really mean, so you can adjust your policies accordingly

Why FMLA recordkeeping continues to trip up even the savviest human resource managers, and some solutions to avoid similar mistakes

How to tame the intermittent leave and reduced schedule beasts, and put a stop to abuse and fraud

How FMLA, ADA, and state workers’ comp laws overlap, so you can avoid violations

And more!

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Your Irvine Faculty, Attorneys with Fisher Phillips

Rebecca King

Rebecca is an associate in the Irvine office. She counsels and defends clients in all areas of labor and employment law. In addition Rebecca has experience resolving matters at all stages from pre-claim negotiations through successfully obtaining a defense verdict at trial. She also has experience advising clients on labor and employment issues, contracts, and other general matters.

John Lai

John Lai is an associate in the firm's Irvine office. He practices in all areas of labor and employment law. While in law school, John was the Production Editor of the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property.

John has experience in intellectual property matters, unfair competition, and complex litigation and prior to law school, he worked as a software engineer.

Jenna Warden

Jenna Warden is an associate in the firm’s Irvine office where her practice includes counseling and defending employers in all areas of labor and employment law. In 2012, Jenna earned her Juris Doctor degree, graduating magna cum laude, from Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law in Orange, California. During law school, Jenna served as the Managing Editor of the Chapman Law Review and was an Academic Fellow in Torts. Jenna also participated in the Warren J. Ferguson American Inn of Court, the Student Bar Association, and Honor Council.

Usama Kahf

Usama is a partner in the firm's Irvine office. He represents employers of all sizes in matters of workplace privacy, data security, unfair competition, and trade secret theft and corporate espionage, both on the plaintiff and defense side. He also represents clients in audits and investigations by state and federal agencies, including the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and Labor Commissioner audits of independent contractor classifications and retaliation investigations.

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Street Address

18800 Macarthur Boulevard
Irvine, CA 92612


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