Absences from the Workplace

Maybe you get sick or want to take a vacation. That’s normal, and you shouldn’t lose your job under those circumstances. What if you have just welcomed a child into your family, or need to travel to attend the funeral of a loved one, unexpectedly? There are laws to ensure that workers receive a certain amount of grace in each of these scenarios, through paid or unpaid leave.

What does this course cover?

  • Describe their right as an employee to request both jury duty leave and pay for jury duty leave, as well as the differences between jury duty leave and witness leave.

  • State employee benefits and the general exceptions of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, (USERRA), the employer’s requirements, rights, responsibilities, and the general exceptions.

  • Explain the employee benefits provided under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the employee and employer’s requirements, rights, responsibilities, and the general exceptions.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of ethic standards, laws, practices, expectations and principles.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • 29 CFR 825.100: Chapter V Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor

  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993

  • The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, (FMLA), as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2008, Public Law 110-181, and the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2010, Public Law 111-84

  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) (USERRA replaces the Veterans' Reemployment Rights (VRR) statute (P.L. 103-353, 108 Stat. 3149; 38 USC §43)

  • Public Law 108-454, Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2004 (VBIA)

  • Jury Systems Improvement Act of 1978

Duration: 18 Minutes
Languages: English
Price: $45

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