FMLA and General Leave Issues
Program 2 - MC-SHRM General Meeting 11:45*AM-1:00PM (*Registration 11:30AM-11:45AM)
Presented by: Julia Gannaway, Attorney - Ross Gannaway PLLC
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be overwhelming. This session will break the FMLA down to basics for those who are ready (if not quite willing!) to dip their toes into the FMLA waters.
Julia’s fundamentals of FMLA presentation will cover the who, what, where, and why of FMLA, including FMLA eligibility, required notices & deadlines, certifications, intermittent leave & reduced schedules, return to work, and more. If you are new to FMLA, you will not want to miss this beneficial and practical overview of the FMLA.
Participants Learning Objectives:
- Review comprehensive understanding of FMLA
- Identify common FMLA and leave pitfalls and how to avoid them
- Discover best practices to navigate complexities involved in leave issues
Julia Gannaway - is a partner in the law firm of Ross | Gannaway, PLLC.
Her practice is dedicated largely to employment in the public sector, and the firm represents only employers. The firm’s office is located in Southlake, but their clients are all around the state. She advises clients on matters relating to employer investigations and public safety disciplinary actions in Chapter 143 settings and non-Chapter 143 cities; matters relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act and Texas law regarding clients before Federal and State courts, administrative hearings for civil service and TCOLE, and in EEOC/DOL investigations.
Julia is a 1991 graduate of Texas A&M with an economics degree and obtained her J.D. from the University of Houston in 1994. Julia worked as an Assistant City Attorney in Odessa and Bryan before transitioning to private practice. She is a member of the Texas City Attorney’s Association and the Texas Bar College. Julia currently serves on the Fort Worth HR Board of Directors as Legal and Legislative Director. She also is a regular participant and speaker with the Texas Police Chief Association – Police Legal Advisor professional group.
To learn more about Julia Gannaway, visit: https://rossgannaway.law
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