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Listen to the answers to Your Toughest Questions Related to COVID-19 Family First FMLA/Sick Leave Regulations

About this Webinar:
On April 30th, 2020, Beth conducted a live webinar on Family First FMLA/Sick Leave regulations. The webinar lasted for almost two hours and she answered a ton of questions related to these regulations. Beth covered actual scenarios and gave on-the-point answers.

Take advantage of these actionable insights to solve implementation challenges and clarify your confusion.

Here is a glimpse of questions answered in this Webinar:

  • How to handle pay for employees who return from vacation and need to be quarantined?
  • What kind of documentation can we require from employees?
  • Do we have to send a Notice of Eligibility and Rights and Responsibilities for each person requesting any of the FFCRA Leaves?
  • Are part-time employees and newly hired employees can avail of the Family First Act?
  • Any guidance on how to define/manager the "substantially-similar condition", qualifying leave reason #6 for the paid sick leave?
  • Family First FMLA/Sick Leave is it better to use simultaneously or one before the other?
  • Intermittent leave best practices for documentation?
  • What is the integration or interplay between SDI and the 80 hours lump sum under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (FFCRA)?
  • How will FMLA/Sick Leave be affected by COVID-19?
  • What ramifications, relative to the ADA, will this invoke?
  • Does this apply to Government agencies?
  • What forms need to be requested and provided to implement the new leave? 
  • School closure issues: employees can stay off for how long? We have 600 employees.
  • Can someone work two part-time jobs file for emergency sick leave with both employers?
  • If needed can I take more than 12 weeks to care for a family member who has COVID-19 without losing my job? 
  • What is considered deadly mistakes?
  • Does this apply to the public sector in a specific way? 
  • May we require our employees to use their accrued PTO for their time off?
  • If we are paying our employees while they are off, are we satisfying requirements? We are not making them use leave time?
  • Are there any recommendations for implementing health screenings and temperature checks of employees?
  • What documentation is required to support the FFCRA leave?
  • Under 50 employee company that cannot afford to pay for add’l sick/Emergency Leave. How to prove a hardship for a small company? 
  • People are Talking about this Webinar!

    “You included information applicable to small and large companies. You provided verbiage and in-depth case scenarios that applied to many attendees experiencing the same issues. What I found most helpful and reassuring aside from the information you provided was validation that our roles in HR are essential and of high value. Oftentimes, HR is the bad guy but if we stick to our processes, which you have helped put in place, we don’t have to be the bad guy. We are there for our employees and being consistent in our procedures allows us to fair, firm, and compliant."

    HR Specialist, Turning Point of Central California, Inc.

    Would You Like to Receive the Family First FMLA/Sick Leave Compliant HR Forms and Standard Operating Procedures? 


    The Family First EZ HR Package will ensure…

    • Nobody abuses Family First leaves
    • Your employer mitigates unforeseen litigation
    • You remain at peace with yourself

    This package is created by Beth De Lima, MBA, SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP. Beth has been providing expert testimony for FMLA and ADA regulations since they were first enacted 30 years ago and unprecedented for their time.

    About Beth De Lima, MBA, SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP


    Beth De Lima, MBA, SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP

    Beth De Lima, M.B.A., SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP, is principal and founder of Leave Management Solutions, LLC & HRM Consulting, Inc., California-based Human Resource Management Consulting /Expert Testimony and Integrated Medical Leave and Accommodation Management System services, since 1993.

    Providing FMLA/ADA/ Pregnancy Subject Matter Expert Testimony, Training, and Consulting Services since the FMLA and ADA passed. Ms. De Lima is both a Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant and a Human Resource Management Consultant, Trainer and Employment Litigation Expert Witness and a Subject Matter Expert in Medical Leave and Accommodation Management (ADA/FEHA, FMLA/CFRA, PDL and Workers’ Compensation) on a national level. 

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