Between Jaws, alligators in swimming pools, and piranhas in fresh water lakes, it is a wonder how anyone feels safe swimming anymore. This sense of fear is what many employers feel when navigating what some call “the Bermuda Triangle of leave laws,” which exists in the perilous space between workers’ compensation laws, the FMLA, and the ADA. This session will focus on the interplay between the various laws dealing with employee leaves and provide legal and practical guidance on how to steer clear of stinging jellyfish in the form of the DOL, the EEOC, and state and local administrative investigative agencies looking to make examples of employers that fail to comply.
We begin 2019 as we did 2018: optimistic that the current National Labor Relations Board will soon start to moderate the previous Board’s rules and decisions, but still concerned about unions seeking to exploit those favorable rules by engaging in aggressive organizing and collective bargaining.
Don’t miss Ogletree Deakins’ 2020 National Workplace Strategies seminar on May 13-16, 2020 at the JW Marriott in Austin Texas. Ogletree Deakins’ annual Workplace Strategies seminar is the premier event of its kind for sophisticated human resources professionals, in-house counsel, and other business professionals.