Sarah Pawlicki

Eastman & Smith Ltd.
The Mystery of the Missing Employee (Afternoon)
The HR Detective Finds the FMLA Offender
Date: Sep 19, 2019 Beginning at 2:30 PM
Session Duration

Learning Objective
Understanding the FMLA leave and how to administer it Avoiding common FMLA mistakes Tackling troublesome intermittent leave issues

Session Description
The FMLA is one of the greatest mysteries HR practitioners deal with on a daily basis. Deciding whether the employer is a covered employer and whether the employee is an eligible employee can leave even experienced human resource professionals in the dark. Then, there are numerous reasons an employee may take FMLA leave! This session will walk you through the maze of the FMLA and give you the tools on how to respond to employee requests for leave and deal with the potential FMLA abuser.

More About Sarah Pawlicki

As an attorney and a certified SHRM Senior Certified Professional, Sarah Pawlicki’s practice focuses on advising the Human Resource practitioner (and other individuals charged with the HR duties for their companies) on best practices and legal compliance. As a Member of Eastman & Smith Ltd.’s Labor and Employment practice group, she counsels employers on state and federal employment law compliance and represents employers in employment discrimination and workers compensation matters before administrative agencies such as the Ohio Industrial Commission, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, and Unemployment Review Commission. Sarah’s also experienced in representing clients in Ohio state and federal courts. Sarah is a past president of the Northwest Ohio Human Resources Association and serves on the Board of Directors for Directions Credit Union.