September 2017 Employer Webinar

What Employers Need to Know about the Family and
Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Benefit Continuation

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

This webinar will cover what to consider when coordinating benefits with FMLA.

This webinar will:

  • Briefly describe the FMLA
  • Briefly describe employer responsibilities and employee responsibilities under the FMLA
  • Discuss how the FMLA affects continuation of benefits
  • Address how the FMLA affects continuation of group health insurance benefits and other benefits
  • Address substitution of paid leave
  • Discuss job reinstatement
  • Discuss hypothetical FMLA / benefits continuation situations in detail

This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers understand benefits coordination under the FMLA.

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Lorie Maring is Of Counsel in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Fisher Phillips. She focuses her practice on helping employers navigate Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other state and federal laws impacting the design, implementation and ongoing compliance of their employee benefit plans and programs.

She regularly advises clients on the Affordable Care Act, health and welfare benefits, qualified plans, executive compensation, Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs) and multiemployer plan issues.

Lorie also represents employers in managing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DOL) audits, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and fiduciary obligations. She serves clients in the public and private sector, including non-profit organizations and trade associations.

Myra Creighton is a partner in the firm's Atlanta office. Her practice focuses on advising clients concerning their obligations to employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), ensuring their policies and procedures are consistent with both these laws and defending clients against employee claims alleging violations of the ADA and FMLA.

She also counsels and defends clients concerning Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) issues that arise in the workplace. Myra routinely presents seminars, webinars, and training programs on ADA and FMLA topics such as Substance Abuse under the ADA, Managing the Medical Certification Process under the FMLA, Controlling Intermittent Leave under the FMLA, Reasonable Accommodation and the Interactive Process Under the ADA, and Medical Examinations and Inquiries under the ADA.


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