Absence Management – Dayton

Description
This course provides an overview on the rights, responsibilities, and provisions of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), as well the basics of managing interactions between the FMLA, other applicable state and/or company leave provisions, and short-term disability (STD) under the banner of holistic Absence Management within an organization. This course provides a breakdown of the fundamental concepts behind the FMLA, such as eligibility and entitlement, as well as broad employee and employer responsibilities, key definitions, and important variables in administration that can differ from employer to employer. Finally, an overview of the ADA is included, particular to the ability to provide additional leave as an accommodation.

CE Credits
This course is approved for 1.5 HRCI / SHRM credits

About the Speaker: Kristin Hostetter, Senior Absence Management Product Manager

Kristin is responsible for oversight of Lincoln Financial Group’s Absence Management product.  Kristin assists in development and market release of product enhancements, ensuring the services are market competitive and meet customer needs.

Prior to joining Lincoln in 2014, Kristin was an Account Executive at Ceridian focusing on enterprise accounts.  Her responsibilities included developing strategic account plans to optimize program results and meet performance commitments for customers with Absence Management, EAP, and Work-life products.  Prior to this role, Kristin worked for Reed Group in operations, sales and account management roles developing relationships with key customers and analyzing complex business needs of customers with Absence Management products.