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October 2022 -- Misuse and Abuse of Family and Medical Leaves

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Come join us for a delicious Italian meal, mingle with old and new colleagues and engage in an important topic discussion.


In 1993, when the federal Family Medical Leave Act was signed into law, it was expected to be a simple and easily administered law. It did not turn out that way. Tricky provisions in the law, including the administration of intermittent leave, uniform treatment of employees, certification forms from physicians, and the like, have resulted in headaches for management and a cottage industry for employment lawyers.
Since COVID, examples of the use and misuse of family leave under the FMLA, labor agreements and other laws have proliferated. Employers often find themselves in the unenviable position of determining which employees have properly submitted leave requests, which haven’t, and how to accommodate employees without creating an undue burden on the remainder of the workforce.
We have put together a well-rounded panel of labor professionals to discuss issues related to use and misuse of family leave. The panelists are an HR professional (Stephanie Oppegaard, Neptune Township), a union advocate (Lori Dvorak, Esq.) and a consultant regarding employer leave policies (Chris Cotter, Lexipol/Rodgers Group).

Time:  5:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.  Registration
            6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. 3 Course Dinner (choice of 4 entrees) and dessert
            7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.  Program

Discounted rate for members.  You must log in to get the member discount.  Or join NJ LERA for the 2022-23 year.

October 3rd, 2022 from  5:30 PM to  8:30 PM
WOODBRIDGE, NJ 07095-2972
United States
Event Fee(s)
Event Price
Member $55.00
Non-member $65.00
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