Presenter, Beth Brascugli De Lima, M.B.A., SPHR, Provides a 2008 Update on Managing FMLA and the New Regulations

Livonia, Mich., October 21, 2008 – WorkForce Software, Inc., a leader in workforce management software solutions, announces its October Learning Series webinar, “Employee Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Rights: 2008 Update/Navigating the Maze and New Regulations.”

The FMLA has challenged both experienced and new HR professionals since it became law. Understanding the various leaves that run concurrently and navigating the compliance maze adds a level of complexity that boggles the most seasoned professional.  This webinar provides an overview of where the biggest mistakes are made; it is an opportunity for HR and payroll professionals to learn strategies for consistent compliance.

Speaker, Beth Brascugli De Lima, M.B.A., SPHR, is founder, president, and principal of HRM Consulting, Inc., a California-based human resource consulting firm. Ms. De Lima provides expert testimony regarding the Human Resource aspects of employment regulation compliance and vocational rehabilitation.  With more than 14 years experience, her organization assists corporate, non-profit, and governmental clients with Human Resource policy development, implementation, and employment law compliance on a national, statewide, and local level.

Ms. De Lima has extensive experience in all areas of federal and state employment legislation, and she is a frequent  public speaker nationally on a range of Human Resource topics, providing management training as well as industry and corporate training workshops. In this month’s Learning Series Webinar, Ms. De Lima will discuss the following topics:

  • How to determine whether employees qualify for FMLA
  • Procedures for responding
  • Understanding how to handle benefits
  • Clarifying medical documentation
  • Identifying what other leaves may apply
  • Updates on new military leave regulations

“We received several requests for a webinar on managing FMLA and the new military leave updates, so we are excited to offer this valuable session to the payroll and HR industry,” said President and CEO Kevin Choksi of WorkForce Software.

About Beth Brascugli De Lima & HRM Consulting, Inc.
Beth Brascugli De Lima, M.B.A., SPHR, founded HRM Consulting, Inc., a California-based human resource consulting firm, in 1993. As president and principal of HRM Consulting, Inc. Ms. De Lima is nationally certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and has been appointed to sit on the national Employee Health, Safety, and Security Special Expertise Panel. She is a certified mediator, U.C. Berkeley, Extension Program, appointed to the Amador County Superior Court Mediation Panel.

Ms. De Lima has extensive experience in all areas of federal and state employment legislation including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), California ADA, Worker’s Compensation, and Sexual Harassment. For more information, visit www.hrmconsulting.com.