Management  |  Format: Flash

Family and Medical Leave Act

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). More specifically, this course identifies the requirements for an employee to be eligible for FMLA, the benefits and obligations of both employees and employers, documentation requirements, as well as best practices for ensuring compliance with FMLA to avoid possible litigation. Finally, this course also provides an overview of recent court cases that address FMLA related issues.

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Recognize key statistics related to FMLA
  • Identify work requirements required to be an eligible employee
  • Identify the key benefits eligible employees receive for FMLA
  • Differentiate between the employee and employer obligations under FMLA
  • Identify documentation requirements with respect to FMLA
  • Recognize historical court cases that addressed FMLA related issues
    Catalog Number: 99GIL03
    CPE Credits: 2 Registry / 2 QAS
    Author: Kimberly A. Gilmour, Esq.
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Personnel/Human Resources
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Jan 25, 2016 / Oct 14, 2020