About the course
LEARN STRATEGIES TO SUCCESSFULLY MANAGE THE FMLA AND MINIMIZE ABUSE
While most employees do not abuse the FMLA, those who do can cause scheduling challenges, lost productivity, and damage to employee morale.
Earn yourFamily Medical Leave Specialist Certification from Michigan State University, one of the most recognized programs in Human Resources advanced education. You will gain a solid understanding of the FMLA, learn to manage FMLA absences, promote attendance, and ensure compliance.
The FMLA can be confusing. Obtain the most up-to-date information, get your questions answered, and develop strategies for continued improvement.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS GAINED
- Learn about new Coronavirus-related requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), including the Emergency FMLA and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act
- Maximize attendance
- Minimize abuse of the FMLA
- Comply with the law and new regulations
- Integrate management of the FMLA, ADA, Workers' Compensation, and your short-term disability programs
- Make an informed, data-driven decision about how best to administer the FMLA in your organization
- Treat medical absences as a strategic imperative
This workshop will include a dedicated website with additional, valuable resources.
Certification is achieved by participating in the class and passing the online examination.
Professional credentials are more important today than ever before. Earning your professional certification from MSU's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations, one of the best and most respected Human Resources/Labor Relations Schools in the country, demonstrates mastery of content and commitment to the field of labor relations.
Stay up to date in this ever-changing field through biannual recertification. MSU's recertification program provides recognition and validation for lifelong learning and professional development in which HR professionals regularly engage.
THE CFMLS DESIGNATION
Individuals who successfully complete the course, take part in discussions and exercises, and pass the required comprehensive examination will be recognized by Michigan State University's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations as a Certified Family Medical Leave Specialist. They are entitled then to use the designation CFMLS after their name.
Kristine Moore, JD, is an Assistant General Counsel at Michigan State University, where she practices primarily in the area of employment law, including wage and hour, leaves of absence, discrimination, employee discipline and other employment law issues. Kristine also advises on Americans with D...
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