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FMLA Abuse in Government: Legal Do's & Don'ts to Be in Control


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

In local, state and federal government agencies, FMLA abuse is widespread, causing managers frustration and lost time, while costing agencies more money. Discover how to diagnose issues, put a stop to misuse and prevent future abuse of FMLA leave in your agency. Join us for a cost-saving, 60-minute webinar where you and your agency will discover:

  • Keys to stop & prevent FMLA abuse in the government workplace
  • Attendance policies and the FMLA: Legal do's & don'ts
  • How to properly handle disciplinary actions involving FMLA leave abuse
  • Practical tips to identify existing abuse & prevent future issues

Program Highlights

  • How to Properly Investigate, Analyze & Discipline FMLA Abuse Now

    • Vital documents your agency should require before, during & after leave
    • Useful tips for handling intermittent leave - the primary source of FMLA abuse
    • Steps to take before implementing disciplinary action for suspected abuse
  • Best Practices to Enforce FMLA Abuse Policies in Your Government Agency

    • Practical steps for dealing with employees who misuse FMLA leave
    • Beyond the FMLA: Internal policies to curb abuse and boost attendance
    • How to properly document and track FMLA leave use and possible misuse
  • Critical Issues Concerning FMLA Abuse: Best Steps to Stop & Prevent

    • How to confront possible abusers without crossing legal boundaries
    • Examples of policies you can implement to help prevent FMLA Abuse
    • Help identifying some common forms of FMLA abuse
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Evan Pontz has been representing companies in matters dealing with employment discrimination litigation involving sex, race, age, disability, sexual harassment, FMLA leave issues, wage and hour matters and state law tort claims. He is the author and editor of the HR blog:, author of six articles appearing in Inside Counsel and has contributed articles to both the North Carolina Law Review and Labor Law Journal.

  • Listed as a Georgia Leading Lawyer in Labor and Employment (2011) - Chambers USA
  • Selected as a Legal Elite Georgia Top Lawyer: Labor and Employment (2006-2007)- Georgia Trend Magazine
  • Selected as a Georgia Rising Star in Employment and Litigation (2005, 2007, 2009 and 2010) - Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in Labor Law (2013-2016)

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover proven strategies to effectively reduce and discipline FMLA abuse in government offices, while remaining compliant with all FMLA-related regulations.