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The Legalities of Employee Leave of Absence and Insurance Benefits

  Presentation Will Cover:
~ Disability Insurance Benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
~ "Own Occupation" versus "Any Occupation" Disability Policies. 
~ Interaction of Long Term Disability with Social Security Disability.
~ What leaves of absences does an Employer have to offer?
~ Coronavirus related leave of absence.
~ Employee leaves: paid or unpaid?
~ Documentation to request, require, and maintain.
~ Employees returning from a leave of absence.


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Theresa Rodriguez Fritz
Fritz Law Offices

Theresa Rodriguez Fritz’s employment law practice of over 30 years focuses on preventative measures for the Employer. While she is from New York, after attending UCLA Law, Theresa made California her home. She represents businesses and non-profits from start-up (contracts, LLC, leases, and Employee Handbooks) through compliance. In addition, Theresa provides representation in business matters, litigation and before government agencies, such as the Labor Commissioner and EDD. 

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Gregory G. Paul
Paul Law Offices

Gregory G. Paul has devoted his practice to litigation in state and federal courts since 1999, representing plaintiffs in the areas of employment law, long-term disability under ERISA and insurance bad faith. Greg is admitted in California, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and multiple federal court jurisdictions including the Supreme Court of the United States. Greg is an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers Association and the Federal Bar Association.

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