Return to Work: Understanding Leave Options and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Recorded On: 09/15/2020

Responding to an employee’s leave request requires employers to determine the applicability of various legal options, including the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Short-Term Disability (STD), company policy and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). This webinar will address all of these laws in detail along with frequently asked questions under the FFCRA and what to do if an employee refuses to return to work.

This webinar will be recorded and available on-demand shortly after live webinar. 

Kurtis T. Wilder

Of Counsel to Butzel Long

Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kurtis T. Wilder is Of Counsel to Butzel Long. He concentrates his practice in litigation, appeals, and mediation/facilitation. 

Justice Wilder served on the Michigan Supreme Court as its 112th Justice following his appointment by Governor Rick Snyder on May 9, 2017. Prior that time, Justice Wilder served as a judge on the Michigan Court of Appeals from December 1998 to May 2017 and a judge of the Washtenaw County Trial Court from March 1992 to December 1998. 

He has memberships in the Fellows of the Michigan State Bar Foundation; the Federalist Society, Board of Advisors, Lawyers Division-Michigan Chapter; and the Wolverine Bar Association.  Justice Wilder has a long history in philanthropy, having served as board chair of the State of Michigan Community Corrections Advisory Board, National Kidney Foundation of Michigan and Nonprofit Enterprise at Work  He currently serves on the Boards of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars, and The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. He was recently named Chair-Elect of the Board of Trustees of Interlochen Center for the Arts.  He is an Elder and Chancel Choir member at First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth.

Rebecca S. Davies

Shareholder, Butzel Long

Rebecca S. Davies is a shareholder based in Butzel Long's Detroit office. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan at Dearborn and her juris doctorate, magna cum laude, from the Detroit College of Law in 1995. She also completed the masters program at Wayne State University Law School by obtaining a L.L.M., with a GPA of 3.79, in Labor and Employment Law. Ms. Davies concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of employment law and commercial litigation. She represents employers in federal and state court litigation and before state and federal administrative agencies. Ms. Davies has represented employers in both the private and public sectors for almost twenty years. She has represented companies with 2 to 20,000 employees. In the public sector, Ms. Davies has represented numerous municipalities, libraries, counties and government authorities.

James S. Rosenfeld

Shareholder, Butzel Long

James S. Rosenfeld is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long's Detroit office. He is the previous manager of Butzel Long's Labor and Employment Practice Group and practices in the area of labor and employment law. He has extensive experience in litigating a wide variety of labor and employment cases, including trial and appellate work in both state and federal court. He also has experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and handling labor arbitrations and hearings before the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Rosenfeld is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1986) and Harvard College (A.B., 1981, magna cum laude) and is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

One (1) HR (General) recertification credit hour for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

One (1) PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.


Return to Work: Understanding Leave Options and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Return to Work: Understanding Leave Options and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Live event: 09/15/2020 at 10:00 AM (EDT) You must register to access.
Return to Work: Understanding Leave Options and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act You must register to access.