Explain the components of the family medical leave act
Resource: Human Resource Dilemmas, Brad Peters, in Ch. 12 of Employment Law.
Additional information for case scenario: You are located at the corporate headquarters and Brad Peters is at an outlying company field office. His field office manager denied the leave without checking with anyone from the Human Resource department.
Research legal cases on employment discrimination and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) using online law libraries of your choice.
Research the Internet for sources on how to make a simple video if you are not already familiar with how to make one.
Imagine you are reaching Brad Peters via video chat or videoconferencing.
Produce a video, using an app or software of your choice, of no more than five minutes that addresses the following:
1. Explain the components of the Family Medical Leave Act and describe how it works.
2. Evaluate the actions of the company in this situation. In a positive and professional way, explain to Brad Peters what the company could have done to prevent the situation and what more could the company do to ensure that this type of situation would not occur in the future.
3. What resolution to this situation as a Human Resource Director will you suggest to Brad Peters? Discuss this in the video.
Consider issues such as corporate culture, HR training, and any strategic steps that should be addressed in your responses.
Employment Law, Ch. 12
FMLA Discrimination Grading Guide