LIVONIA, Mich. (March 19, 2014) –

WHO:

Paul Kramer, director of Compliance for WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands

WHAT:

Will present a session titled, “Curbing Abuse of Intermittent & Reduced Schedule Leaves: 13 Essential Steps and Several Cautionary Tales,” at the Disability Management Employer Coalition’s (DMEC) FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference.

WHEN:

The conference will take place from Monday, March 31 through Wednesday April 2, 2014.

Kramer will present “Curbing Abuse of Intermittent & Reduced Schedule Leaves: 13 Essential Steps and Several Cautionary Tales” on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

WHERE:

2014 DMEC FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront St.
National Harbor, Md.

DETAILS:

Employees today are more educated than ever before about their leave rights, and as a result, are better able to take advantage of these rights. One particular area of concern involves the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which is one of the most complex, dynamic and employee-friendly employment laws. Intermittent and reduced scheduled leave under the FMLA are frequent challenge areas, as it’s not uncommon for managers to receive higher volumes of intermittent FMLA leave requests at the end of the work day or week and around a holiday. As such, it can be difficult for HR professionals to identify patterns of potential abuse and respond accordingly.

During this session, Paul Kramer, director of Compliance for WorkForce Software, will share insight into the essential steps that employers can take to curb leave abuse. Attendees will learn how to identify potential signs that an employee is abusing leave entitlements, enhance their understanding of the impact of leave on operational effectiveness and learn the best practices for making fair, consistent and compliant determinations.

Attendees of the 2014 DMEC FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference who wish to learn how they can mitigate instances of FMLA leave abuse are encouraged to attend this session. Additional information about the conference, including registration details, can be accessed at: http://dmec.org/compliance-conference/.

About WorkForce Software

WorkForce Software is the leader in workforce management software for organizations with complex policies and compliance concerns. Through its EmpCenter® and RosterLive workforce management suites, WorkForce Software enables organizations to fully automate time and attendance processes, effectively manage employee absence and leave, optimize staff scheduling, gain real-time visibility into labor costs and productivity, and mitigate the risks associated with employee fatigue. Hundreds of leading organizations rely on WorkForce Software solutions to streamline compliance, reduce labor costs, provide more intuitive tools to their employees, and achieve strategic HR on a global basis.

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Copyright © 2014 WorkForce Software

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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