HR 106 - Leaves, Disabilities & Reasonable Accommodation: Part 1

Because of the complex nature of leaves, leaves administration, disabilities and reasonable accommodation at the federal and state level, the material will be divided into 2 courses.  HR 106 reviews the aspects of 4 major leaves – Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, California Pregnancy Leave, and Workers Compensation Leave.  Understanding which leave of absence applies to your organization is a critical compliance requirement.  Learn about events that could trigger a leave, which employees may be entitled to a leave, the parameters of a leave, and the obligations of the employer and employee. We will discuss various return-to-work scenarios and focus on best practice recommendations.

Duration:  80 minutes


Learning Outcomes:

Learn about Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, California Pregnancy Disability and Workers Compensation leaves and how these leaves interact with each other.

Recognize the eligibility requirements to provide an employee with a leave of absence.  

Understand the different parameters of intermittent use of each leave. 

Learn about various state wage replacement programs and employer provided pay which can be used during a leave.

Understand how to manage an employee’s benefit entitlement during each type of leave.

Review return-to-work scenarios and best practice recommendations for compliant leave administration.

Karla Ksan

Director, Human Resources

With more than 25 years of Human Resources experience, Karla has a broad range of expertise in employee relations, compliance, benefit (health and retirement) administration, performance management, training and development, recruiting, compensation and payroll administration. Karla has a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California, and has SPHR, PHRca, SHRM-SCP and Micro-Credential in California Employment Law designations from the Society for Human Resources Management and Human Resources Certification Institute.

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