Absence Leave Management Program


Absence & Leave Management Training

Expand your knowledge and expertise in the tricky, multifaceted world of Absence & Leave Management.
Employers are looking for professional guidance from their insurance agents/brokers about Employee Leave Management. With a strengthened working knowledge, that professional can be you or your employees. 
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The purpose of this session is to provide group insurance agents/brokers with education relating to several key pieces of legislation relating to Absence Management; namely the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities and Amendments Act (ADAAA). With a greater working knowledge of this complex topic, brokers may address client concerns regarding workplace productivity, their focus on job accommodations and assisting disabled employees in staying at or returning to work while remaining complaint.

Coverage Topics Include:

  • FMLA
  • Paid Family Leave Laws

Who is this program for?

Licensed, beginning- to advanced- level Life/Health Insurance Agents (a.k.a. Brokers, Producers, Consultants, Agents, etc.), Marketers and Account Managers (collectively referred to herein as Agents), who seek a greater understanding of the complexities of the employee Absence and/or Leave Management and how it relates to field of Employee Benefits.
Upon completion of this program, the student will have a greater understanding of Employee Absence Management programs and be able to consult with their clients on numerous employee leave programs as well as on the integration of the legally required programs with the employer’s own in-house policies.
Upon completion of this program, students will have been taught to:
  • Advise clients on the basics and complying with ADA
  • Help an employer understand how disability insurance contracts, state paid medical/family leave and employers own leave programs are impacted by and can assist in perfecting ADA compliance
  • Explain employer and disabled employee responsibilities
  • Advise clients on the basics and complying with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), state leave laws and employer leave policies.
  • Explain the options in the administration, coordination and integration of FML, employer disability and leave plans, paid medical and family leave and state leaves.
  • Advise clients on the basics and complying with statutory Paid Medical and Family Leave, where it applies, size requirements, cost and administration requirements.
  • Help an employer understand how insurance contracts and leave programs interact with statutory Paid Medical and Family Leave 
  • Explain employer and employee responsibilities for the difference statutory Paid Medical and Family Leave programs 
Hartford School of Insurance virtual training programs are live, instructor-led courses that are delivered through an online/virtual format via the Internet and telephone. These courses provide comprehensive and interactive instruction while encouraging participation and engagement. The program incorporates activities, application sharing and an online chat feature to connect with the instructor and other students. Participation in the one-day virtual phase is a full day commitment and require students to give 100% of their daily focus and time for the duration of the program.
Students must attend both daily sessions:
Daily Morning Session: 11:00am - 1:00pm ET; 10:00 - 12:00pm CT; 8:00 - 10:00am PT
Daily Afternoon Session: 2:30 - 4:30pm ET; 1:30 - 3:30pm CT; 11:30am - 1:30pm PT 
Sessions are hosted by Adobe Connect. To test your system requirements and compatibility prior to your session, use the System Check Tool
For additional questions or guidance about this program, please contact one of our Sales Consultants at (800) 772-0208.
Tuition: $295 and includes all training materials.
Tuition can be paid using Master Card, Visa, American Express or check.
If your primary work location is in Connecticut, Hawaii, New Mexico, South Dakota or West Virginia you are required to pay state tax on non-continuing education courses.
Haga Clic to view Continuing Education (CE) credit hours filed in your state. Students wishing to obtain CE Credits must be licensed prior to attending the program. Please note: CE credit hours are subject to change per insurance department regulation and reviews.
If you are planning to obtain CE credits for this program, you must confirm your state of licensing before attending class. This information should be provided at registration or prior to class.
Have a CE question? Call our Training Coordination service team at (800) 772-0208.
  • Cancellations received more than 30 days prior to start of the program will receive a full refund.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the start of the program.
  • Students will be given one opportunity to transfer to another session, preferably within the same calendar year.
  • Refunds are not available for transferred programs.

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