Presented by Brian K. Weeks


Understanding and navigating through the so-called “Bermuda Triangle” of leave laws can be especially challenging when you are trying to ensure consistent performance and accountability within your work group.  Supervisors, who are often the first point of contact for absences, need to be able to recognize when one or more statutory leaves applies to their employee’s situation.  This can include appropriately communicating and designating leave for eligible employees, and also fulfill any obligations under ADA requests for accommodation.

This session provides you with an understanding of the current requirements, as well as tips for policy implementation, proactive management of employee attendance and leaves; and, knowledge of when and how to seek technical assistance with complex issues.


  • Consistently enforce attendance policies in a way that compliments federal and state laws
  • Gain a broad understanding of employer requirements and increased confidence when dealing with attendance and performance issues
  • Ensure you are complying with your employer responsibilities relating to FMLA, OFLA, ADA, and Sick Leave.

Who will benefit

  • New and emerging leaders with little or no prior training or experience in managing others
  • Experienced managers interested in staying abreast of employer compliance and best practices
  • HR professionals and organizational leaders looking to ensure effective risk management and compliance with current employment laws

Event Information

Thursday May 4, 2017


8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Xenium HR
7401 SW Washo Ct.
Suite 200
Tualatin, OR 97062

HRCI – 2.75
SHRM – 2.75

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 About the Presenter


Brian K. Weeks
Associate, Littler

Brian K. Weeks represents public and private employers in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, trade secret, competition, and wage and hour issues. Brian has successfully represented employers in Oregon and Washington in state and federal courts, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, and the Washington Human Rights Commission. He counsels both large and small companies on a variety of employment issues, including employee discipline and termination, wage and hour compliance, workplace investigations, and adherence to federal and state family and medical leave laws.

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