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If employees meet the criteria, they are entitled to leave or accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Worker’s Compensation. These are great things that you must provide your employees.

But, what if they are lying? What if you think that they aren’t injured or are using intermittent FMLA to go skiing? 

You need to investigate, but you need to do it right to make sure you aren’t violating their rights. This is a brief overview of how to proceed and is not legal advice

Why you should Attend

In this training, you’ll receive an overview of how to best avoid fraud and investigate fraud when you feel an employee is cheating the system. Conducting a proper investigation allows you to act with confidence.

Areas Covered in the Session

  • Eligibility for ADA
  • Eligibility for FMLA
  • Eligibility for Worker’s Comp
  • How often does fraud occur?
  • Is it worth fighting?
  • Gathering evidence
  • Require certification
  • Keep your job descriptions updated
  • Importance of consistent call in procedures
  • Why you should consider an outside investigator
  • How to avoid retaliation
  • Take the doctor’s word (or pay for a second opinion)

Who Will Benefit

  • Business Owners
  • Human Resources professionals
  • HR Managers & Supervisors
  • Managers & Supervisors
  • Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Compliance professionals
  • Operations professionals

Speaker Profile

Suzanne Lucas spent 10 years in corporate HR where she hired, fired, managed the numbers, and double-checked with the lawyers. She left the corporate world to advise people and companies on how to have the best Human Resources departments possible.

Suzanne integrates best practices with innovative ideas and humor, including using improv comedy as a tool for leadership development. Suzanne’s writings have been published at CBS News, Inc. Magazine, Reader’s Digest, and many other sites. She’s been named a top influencer in HR. You can read her archives at EvilHRLady.org or check out her Tedx Talk: Forget Talent and Get to Work.