2018 Tools & Tactics Webinar: I Have to Manage How Many Different Leave Laws?

DMECTools & Tactics, Webinars

Thursday, June 14

9:00 am PT | 12:00 pm ET

The complexity of leave laws at federal, state, and municipal levels can be daunting. This webinar will take a dive into the various leave laws and their interaction, while outlining the most highly used, and the most complex. We will also identify leave regulations that are already met through your current absence benefit program. Join us as we dissect these overlapping laws, and make the complex finally feel manageable.

DMEC members receive free registration for webinars. Log in to your DMEC account prior to registering to receive member pricing.

Learning Objectives

  • Review categories and understand the most complex leave laws.
  • Discuss leave law examples met with current absence benefit programs.
  • Explore the most highly-utilized leave laws.


Randi Weir Simmons, AVP, Absence Management, FINEOS

Randi has over 18 years of experience providing guidance and leadership within the human resource and absence management space. Her broad experience includes a specialization in return-to-work initiatives, talent management (including workforce planning, global recruitment program management, performance management, and employee development), and driving engagement through organizational health programs. She also has significant experience managing employee relations, North American benefits, compensation analysis, and maintaining responsibility for overall compliance within the North American region. Randi joined the FINEOS HR Team in 2009, and has recently moved into a new absence focused role, providing guidance and expertise to the FINEOS product management team for the FINEOS Absence offering.

Marjory Robertson, AVP & Senior Counsel, Sun Life Financial

Marjory Robertson is Assistant Vice President & Senior Counsel, advising Sun Life on employment law issues and employee absence and disability management. Marjory also advises Sun Life’s Group & Voluntary business on legal issues related to the Sun Life Absence & Disability Management Solution offered to employer Clients. Marjory is a frequent speaker at industry events, including DMEC conferences, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) annual meetings, and is an active member of the ACC’s Employment & Labor Law Committee and co-chair and founder of the Subcommittee on Absence & Disability Management. Marjory holds a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, cum laude, and a juris doctor, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School. She is co-chair of the ACLI Working Group on statutory paid family leave laws.


This session qualifies for the following CEUs: 1 CLMS, 1 CPDM, 1 PHR, 1 SHRM. To qualify for CEU credit:

  • You must attend the full duration of the webinar. Following the webinar and once attendance has been confirmed, you will receive an email with CEU reporting information.
  • You must register for and watch the webinar individually. Group participation does not qualify CEU credit.

CLMS Logo_RGB_PNGExclusively offered by DMEC, the Certified Leave Management Specialist (CLMS) program is the only professional designation of its kind that provides interactive, hands-on training to ensure your programs effectively comply with state and federal leave laws. Learn more about the CLMS program.

 Registration Fees

Registration Fees
DMEC members Free
Nonmembers $29.99

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Sponsored by:   FINEOS