112 - The Nuts and Bolts of Employee Leave Rights Under the FMLA, ADA, and Illinois Law
Kevin Noll, Attorney, Robbins Schwartz; Tom Garretson, Attorney, Robbins Schwartz
Employers often struggle to navigate requests from employees for time off from work. Is the leave paid or unpaid? Should the leave be designated as FMLA? What documents can I request from the employee to support their leave request? Unfortunately for employers, one wrong step can result in exposure to liability. This session will review the various leave statutes and provide recommendations for addressing employee leave requests.
- Understand which leave statutes apply and the interplay between the statutes.
- Identify the myths routinely cited by employees and become equipped to address leave requests consistently and within the parameters of the law.