FMLA Leave Administration Staff Training. Training Session Outline. Why Third Party Administrator FMLA Refresher Integrated Intake Overview FMLA Leave Management Process Roles & Responsibilities Unum Contact Information. The Value of a Third Party Administrating FMLA Leave.
- Calling Unum to request leave does not guarantee approval
- Employees must satisfy FMLA eligibility and certification requirements
- OU has final discretion regarding leave decisions
FMLA provides employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid* leave for the following reasons:
To qualify for FMLA leave, an employee must:
*Employeesmust use accrued Sick Leave/ Personal and may be required to use accrued vacation during any otherwise unpaid FMLA. Any paid time off used during leave will be counted against the available leave under the FMLA.
OU’s FMLA Calculation Method:
Job Protection Under the FMLA:
Six Serious Health Condition categories under the FMLA:
NOTE: Intake line at Unum will reference disability claim. Employees should follow this process to report all leave types, including FMLA, Extended Sick Leave, and STD.
***Certifications are reviewed by leave specialists.
NOTE: This process includes absences for employees on leave due to workers’ compensation claims. FMLA will run concurrently if the employee is eligible and approved per the process above.
- Unum will send an email to UHR contact notifying that a complete/qualifying certification has been received and that the denial will be reversed in 24 hours.
If a denial is not reversed, leave may be approved prospectively from the date complete/qualifying certification was received.