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FMLA Basics

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 8:00am to 10:30am
Location: Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce Board Room 612 Garrison

Since its enactment in 1993, The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has served as the cornerstone of the Department of Labor's efforts to promote work-life balance.   FMLA requests can be complex, easy to exploit, and often of a personal nature, so must be handled with care.  This session will help companies and their representatives avoid costly mistakes from the ever-changing legal requirements.


  • FMLA Basics
  • Employer and Employee Responsibilities
  • FMLA Definitions
  • Continuous Leave
  • Intermittent/Reduced Leave
  • Healthcare Provider Certification Form
  • Recertification
  • Fitness for Duty Certification for Consecutive Leave
  • Best Practices