Family and Medical Leave

Exam Questions: 80
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 394 | Content: 318, Supplemental: 76
NASBA Area of Study: Management Services
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 7740B

This course will provide the necessary answers to your questions about the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA. It provides detailed information and sample forms and tools to help you figure out who is eligible for leave, what types of leaves are covered, and how to comply with notice and other paperwork requirements. It will cover all of the latest changes to the FMLA including regulations and court decisions interpreting the law, as well as changes to related state family and medical leave laws. PLEASE NOTE: Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

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Table of Contents
  • An Overview of Family and Medical Leave
  • Is Your Company Covered by the FMLA?
  • Is the Employee Covered by the FMLA?
  • Leave for a Serious Health Condition
  • Leave for a New Child
  • Military Family Leave
  • How Much Leave Can an Employee Take?
  • Giving Notice and Designating Leave
  • Certifications
  • Managing an Employee's Leave
  • Reinstatement
  • How Other Laws Affect FMLA Leave
  • Record-Keeping Requirements
  • To identify what is covered under the FMLA
  • To identify which employers qualify under the FMLA
  • To identify which employees qualify under the FMLA
  • To recognize what qualifies as a serious health condition
  • To identify the parameters for parenting leave
  • To identify which service members are covered
  • To identify the time limits of the various types of leave
  • To identify requirements for giving FMLA leave notice to employees
  • To recognize when employees should be providing certification relating to leave requests
  • To recognize how best to cover an employee out on leave
  • To identify the rules for reinstatement after completion of a leave
  • To identify which other laws could also affect an employee requesting FMLA leave
  • To identify which records should be kept and where

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