Family Medical Leave Act — April JSAHR Meeting

Posted on March 19, 2012 By

Louis R. Lessig, Esq., a partner in the law firm of Brown & Connery, will update attendees about a variety of issues facing them in the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) at the April 12, 2012, Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) meeting, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, N.J.  

To gain practical understanding and information, everyone’s collective knowledge about issues ranging from military obligations to unforeseen events, pregnancy, and illnesses will be put to the test by competing in the 2012 version of FMLA Jeopardy.

HR professionals will gain an understanding of how the FMLA in 2012 impacts company policies and procedures, how to anticipate FMLA issues, and how to avoid future compliance problems. Attendees will obtain practical pointers for traversing this evolving federal law.

 The registration fee and a full buffet breakfast is $25.00 for JSAHR members; $35.00 for nonmembers; and an additional $5.00 for walk-ins. To register, call Kathi Evans, JSAHR administrator, at 732-270-5204 or e-mail  JSAHR is a Superior Merit Award Chapter of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management).

About Louis Lessig, Esq.: Louis R. Lessig is a partner in the law firm of Brown & Connery, LLP. His practice concentrates in labor and employment counseling, litigation and training. He regularly represents clients in state and federal court as well as before multiple administrative agencies. Lessig speaks nationally on issues related to his practice area, and writes articles that appear in publications nationwide.

In 2010, Lessig was selected by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the “Top 40 Attorneys under 40” in New Jersey. He was also selected as a Delaware Valley Human Resources Consultant of the Year Nominee in 2010. Lessig co-authored the 2002 supplement to Drafting and Revising Employment Policies and Handbooks, published by Aspen Publications. He is an active volunteer at the state and local levels as a member of Tri-State HRMA for which he has served on the board and held various leadership positions, including legislative co-chair.