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This training program will describe the patterns that may indicate FMLA abuse, and how to respond to them. It will also define five key steps to an effective FMLA investigation and offer best practices companies can use to eliminate or reduce the likelihood of FMLA abuse.
When FMLA became law in 1993, it was intended to provide protection for employees who really needed it. Unfortunately, through the years, employees have figured out how to work FMLA and exploit the system.
Though the law may seem more lenient towards employees, it still allows employers with the tools and guidelines to effectively combat FMLA abuse.
This webinar will help leaders uncover FMLA abuse, and what needs to be done to address it. Participants will learn to investigate FMLA abuse, and how to respond if and when there is a case of abuse.
Deborah Covin Wilson, CPLP SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is the keynote speaker at ComplianceKey. She is the recently retired director of organizational development and consulting services, a unit in human resources administration at Georgia State University. With more than 25 years in higher education, she was responsible for training, employee engagement programs, strategic planning, HR communications, and organization development services. Deborah was involved in several University System of Georgia Board of Regents initiatives: She served as chair of the Tuition Assistance Program committee, a member of the Executive Leadership Institute Advisory Committee, and a steering committee member of the Accelerated Leadership Academy.
Deborah is principal of Covin Wilson Associates, an organizational development company that focuses on strategic planning, leadership development, team building and coaching.
Deborah holds several professional certifications, including the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) from ATD and the Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Society for Human Resource Management, and is a Registered Corporate Coach. She is a 2015 recipient of the ATD Certification Institute's CPLP Contributor Award. Additionally, Deborah wrote an article for T+D magazine titled?When Opportunity Knocks, Can You Walk the Talk?" and was a contributing author of the book Road-Tested Activities. She received a BA in secondary education from Concordia Teachers College and an MSW from Atlanta University.