2018 Family and Medical Leave Update

Friday July 20, 2018

This program will provide you with a practical guide to developments under the Family and Medical Leave Act and review trends in employee leave generally. The program will cover significant case law and regulatory developments, as well as the practical trends in dispute and litigation impacting your employer clients. The program will also cover how shifts in the use of employees – who often work remotely using technology or may be joint employees or independent contractors – interact with traditional rules about employee leave.  This program will provide you with a real-world guide to significant legal and practical developments under FMLA and employee leave generally, and how to reduce your employer clients’ litigation risk.

Handout Materials Will be Emailed to You Prior to the Seminar

Starts 12:00 p.m.
1.0 MCLE Credit Hours

  • Review of case law and  regulatory developments under the FMLA
  • Developments related to “appropriate notice”
  • Serious health condition requiring leave and practical application
  • Leave issues related to joint employers
  • Remote and work-from-home workers and leave under the FMLA
  • Responding to leave requests from employees with drug and alcohol
  • Intersection of the FMLA and retaliation claims after someone returns from leave


Patrick F. Martin, Greenburg Traurig, LLP – Miami