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Controlling, Managing, & Preventing FMLA Abuse: What Employers Really Need to Know

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Thursday, October 18, 2018, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM CST
Controlling, Managing, & Preventing FMLA Abuse: What Employers Really Need to Know
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FMLA leave laws can be frustrating for employers of all shapes, sizes, and industries. Taking the proper steps to stay in compliance is necessary in today’s increasingly litigious business environment.

Join Noah A. Frank of SmithAmundsen LLC’s Labor & Employment Group for an interactive webinar on how to control, manage, and prevent FMLA abuse in order to protect your business.

Specific topics include: 

  • FMLA interference and retaliation claims
  • FMLA coverage for employers with fewer than 50 employees
  • Managing intermittent FMLA use and abuse
  • Indefinite and extended leaves
  • Difficult employees
  • Interplay with the Americans with Disabilities Act

And more!

 


Noah A. Frank

NOAH A. FRANK

SmithAmundsen LLC

Noah provides services to clients in labor and employment litigation and counseling; corporate and business counseling; and workers’ compensation defense and Compliance. He advises employers of all sizes from “Mom n’ Pop Shops” to restaurant chains; physician and other professional service offices to temporary staffing services; and international manufacturers/ distributers.

Noah works with his clients to develop labor and employment strategies, and draft employment agreements, contracts, and handbooks. His experience includes work on union successor collective bargaining agreements, responses to unfair labor practices, and grievance administration through successful arbitration. Noah has negotiated multiple favorable post-termination settlements in FLSA and discrimination/retaliation claims, and has significant experience advising clients on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Illinois Minimum Wage Law, and Illinois Wage Payment & Collection matters. Noah regularly presents practical advice for handling difficult employees and return-to-work situations following on-the-job injuries.

Noah’s workers’ compensation experience includes complex matters related to representation of uninsured employers and non-compliance matters, as well as workers’ compensation and occupational disease defense. Noah has obtained several successful resolutions before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission’s Insurance Compliance Unit. He has litigated Workers’ Compensation claims through the Illinois Appellate Court, and has obtained numerous favorable awards on behalf of his clients.

Noah was included in Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars* list for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015; a peer review distinction by Thomson Reuters awarded to 2.5% of attorneys in the State of Illinois. Attorneys named to the Rising Stars list are in practice for less than 10 years or under the age of 40. Noah has received a “BV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his legal ability and ethics.

Material posted on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a legal opinion or medical advice. Contact your legal representative or medical professional for information specific to your legal or medical needs.

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