Attorney From Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. to Hold Webinar in New Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Rules for Qualified Military Leave

New rules employers will need to know.  Attorney Marylou Fabbo of Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. will offer a webinar to employers, called “New FMLA Rule: What You Must Know About Qualified Military Exigency and Caregiver Leave”.  The webinar will take place Thursday, March 28, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST.  The 90 minute presentation will provide a better understanding of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new FMLA rule that takes effect March 8, 2013, as well as provide updates on other recent FMLA developments.

Recently, the DOL implemented a final rule that carries out amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010 made to FMLA.  Participants of this webinar will learn:

  • The latest on the DOL’s FMLA rules, including what’s final and what changes may be coming soon.
  • How to determine whether an employee is eligible for leave to care for a family member who is an active service member or a military veteran.
  • An explanation of the rule’s “five-years-after service” provision.
  • The four alternative definitions that are now used to determine whether a veteran’s serious illness or injury is covered under FMLA
  • Changes that may effect your FMLA posters and policy
  • Update on other recent developments in FMLA law

In just 90 minutes, those watching this seminar will have a better understanding of the DOL’s new FMLA rule and other recent developments in this complicated statute.  To register log onto

Presenter, Attorney Marylou Fabbo is a partner in the Springfield office of Skoler Abbott & Presser, P.C.  Attorney Fabbo joined the firm in 1995. As head of the firm’s litigation team, she practices in all areas of employment litigation. She provides counsel to management on taking proactive steps to reduce the risk of legal liability that may be imposed as the result of illegal employment practices, and defends employers who are faced with lawsuits and administrative charges filed by current and former employers.  Marylou is a frequent speaker on employment related topics. She conducts extensive management training, is a published author and an active participant in the community, and has repeatedly been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Boston Magazine.