Paid Sick and Family Leave: Multi-State Updates for Mastering Emerging Compliance Obligation

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  • 90 minutes

In this paid sick leave and family leave webinar, learn the upcoming updates related to - legal PTO policy, carryover and notice/posting requirements, PTO leave with protected leave under FMLA, PTO accrual rates, PTO and the exempt employee, pregnancy disability leave, caps on vacation banks.

Session Highlights:

  • What an effective, legal PTO policy looks like

  • The new executive order requiring federal contractors to grant paid sick leave to employees

  • Where paid sick leave laws have passed or are being considered across the country

  • Requirements concerning carryover and notice/posting requirements

  • PTO recommended practices on tricky issues, including partial-day absences, use of accrued PTO during furloughs, a “use it or lose it” policy, and structuring your PTO bank

  • Combining PTO leave with protected leave under FMLA - the when and how to do it

  • What you need to know before changing PTO accrual rates

  • Cashing out unused time PTO counts as a wage under state law

  • PTO and the exempt employee: When you can dock their pay without jeopardizing the exemption

  • Legal ways to institute caps on vacation banks

  • How PTO works when an employee is eligible for pregnancy disability leave or paid family leave

Why should attend:

On March 13, 2017, the Health Families Act, legislation that would grant many employees seven days of paid sick leave annually was introduced in Congress. Now is the time to anticipate the changes that you might need to make to your existing policies if paid sick leave comes to your jurisdiction.

In this webinar, we will discuss developments related to paid sick leave and how they may affect your daily operations and workplace policies, and some recommendations for administering/managing PTO

Who should attend:

  • H.R. Professionals at all levels 

  • HR Managers

  • Payroll Managers

  • HR Personal

  • Leave Administrators

  • Benefits Administrators

  • Senior Management

  • Managers

  • CFO’s

  • Controllers

  • Payroll Professionals

  • Business owners

  • CEO’s

You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Janette S.  Levey

Janette S. Levey

Janette S. Levey has over 20 years of legal experience, more than 10 of which she has spent in Employment Law. It was during her tenure as sole in-house counsel for a mid-size staffing company headquartered in Central New Jersey, with operations all over the continental US, that she truly developed her passion for Employment Law. 

 Janette operates under this core belief: It is possible, and it is in an employer’s best interest, to proactively solve workforce challenges before they become problems before they result in lawsuits or steep fines caused by government audits.

 Janette works with employers on most employment law issues, acting as the Employer’s Legal Wellness Professional — to ensure that employers are in the best position possible to avoid litigation, audits, employee relations problems, and the attendant, often exorbitant costs.

 Janette authors the firm’s weekly blog, where you can read each week, in plain English (not legalese) about issues impacting employers today. 

Janette has written articles on many different employment law issues for many publications, including EEO Insight, Staffing Industry Review, @Law, and Chief Legal Officer. 

 Janette has served on the Workplace Violence Prevention Institute, a multidisciplinary task force dedicated to providing proactive, holistic solutions to employers serious about promoting workplace safety and preventing workplace violence. Janette has also spoken and trained on topics, such as Criminal Background Checks in the Hiring Process, Joint Employment, Severance Arrangements, and Pre-Employment Screening among many, among many others.  

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