Discover New Strategies for Verifying Leave Requests, Updating Leave Policies and More
When it comes to employee leave, many employers struggle to grasp the ins and outs of the ADA and the FMLA. This informative program delves into the interaction between the ADA and the FMLA, general rules for creating FMLA policies, essential guidelines for determining whether a reasonable accommodation causes an undue hardship and more - register today!
Stay on top of recent legislative changes.
Evaluate the relationship between the ADA, FMLA, workers' compensation and other leave laws.
Discover what counts as a reasonable accommodation vs. an unreasonable accommodation.
Examine best practices for responding to FMLA requests.
Investigate the legal risks of failing to monitor intermittent leave.
Analyze legal best practices for drafting FMLA policies.
Develop strategies for conducting effective leave abuse investigations.
Uncover critical mistakes employers make when terminating employees on leave.
This course is part of the Human Resource Law 101: A North Carolina Guide series.
NICOLE PATINO is an attorney with the Law Offices of L. Nicole Patino with offices in Greensboro, Asheboro and Wilmington, North Carolina. She regularly advises and represents businesses and employees with employment and labor issues and claims, including NLRB and ERISA matters, handbook drafting and revisions, employment agreements, severance packages, and claims under Title VII. Ms. Patino also regularly represents supervisors and managers when they are sued in the course and scope of their employment. Prior to law school, she worked as a substance abuse counselor and uses that experience in practice, interpreting medical records, evaluating emotional distress damages, and assessing the credibility of witnesses. Ms. Patino is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, Greensboro Bar Association, High Point Bar Association, and the North Carolina Bar Association (member, Labor and Employment Law Section). She earned her Undergraduate and Graduate degrees from Virginia Tech and her J.D. degree from Elon University School of Law.
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