WorkForce Software’s Learning Series Webinar Offers Insight into the Recent Regulations and Amendments of FMLA

Livonia, Mich., June 23, 2009 – WorkForce Software, Inc., the leader in workforce management solutions for organizations with complex policies and compliance concerns, announces its 2009 June Learning Series webinar, “Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Amendments and New Regulations.

With its many regulations and periodic amendments, FMLA is an enormous challenge for both experienced and new HR professionals to navigate in order to avoid liability. The most common mistake of noncompliance is lack of knowledge and on January 16, 2009, new FMLA regulations and amendments went into effect increasing the compliance challenge.

The webinar features David B. Calzone, founder, director and shareholder of Vercruysse Murray & Calzone, P.C., and an expert in labor and employment law, who discusses the new FMLA regulations and amendments under FMLA, the new Military Caregiver Family Leave, and the Qualifying Exigency Family Leave in a 90-minute, in-depth discussion. Ideal for employers and HR professionals, Mr. Calzone’s educational session provides information on how to navigate the new Military Caregiver and Qualifying Exigency leaves as well as other specific FMLA changes that took place in January including:

  • Reduced schedule leaves
  • Employer notice requirements
  • Substitution of paid leave
  • Medical certification
  • Bonuses while on leave
  • Fitness for duty certification; and
  • Waiver of FMLA rights.

“For nearly 10 years, WorkForce Software has helped employers ensure compliance with the many state and federal labor regulations and laws, so we are excited to offer this valuable session to HR professionals and employers,” said President and CEO Kevin Choksi of WorkForce Software.

“Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Amendments and New Regulations” is available online and on-demand to accommodate any schedule. View this webinar by June 30, 2009 and enter a drawing for a free copy of Aspen Publisher’s Family and Medical Leave Guide. Register today at www.workforcesoftware.com/resources/webinars/.

About David B. Calzone
Mr. Calzone has more than 25 years experience practicing on behalf of public and private sector employers in the areas of employment discrimination, labor litigation, labor arbitration, appellate litigation, and complex/class action litigation. Mr. Calzone has particular expertise in advising employers on the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, force reduction planning and implementation, alternative dispute resolution, and general human resources issues ranging from policy drafting and implementation to sexual harassment investigations. Mr. Calzone is a frequent lecturer on employment issues for many organizations, including Institute for Continuing Legal Education, University of Michigan Law School, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Council on Education in Management, State Bar of Michigan, Oakland County Bar Association, Michigan Employment Relations Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and HR Hero.

About WorkForce Software

WorkForce Software is a leader in workforce management solutions for organizations with complex policies and compliance concerns. The three founders have more than 60 years combined experience in workforce management and they are still active in the company today.

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