The goal of this lesson is to introduce employees to the federal laws that cover absences from the workplace for jury duty leave, military leave, and family and medical leave.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should have a better understanding of how to:
- Describe their right as an employee to request both jury duty leave and pay for jury duty leave, as well as the differences between jury duty leave and witness leave.
- State employee benefits and the general exceptions of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, (USERRA), the employer’s requirements, rights, responsibilities, and the general exceptions.
- Explain the employee benefits provided under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the employee and employer’s requirements, rights, responsibilities, and the general exceptions.
29 CFR 825.100: Chapter V Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, (FMLA), as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2008, Public Law 110-181, and the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2010, Public Law 111-84
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) (USERRA replaces the Veterans&#39; Reemployment Rights (VRR) statute (P.L. 103-353, 108 Stat. 3149; 38 USC &#167;43)
Public Law 108-454, Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2004 (VBIA)
Jury Systems Improvement Act of 1978
- Family and Medical Leave
- Military Leave
- Jury Duty Leave
ONLINE COURSE DURATION
Approximately 20 minutes
Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.