FMLA Short Course Series

Get the latest information about the FMLA, 90-minute sessions to keep you up-to-date



Stay up-to-date with the Family and Medical Leave Act by joining us for a new series designed to make the most of your time. These 90-minute interactive Zoom sessions focus on different aspects of the FMLA to give you the focused information you need to succeed.


FMLA: Updates

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
1:00pm - 2:30pm ET via Zoom

Description: Staying on top of changes to the FMLA is critical to ensure organizational compliance and avoid costly litigation. Reading court cases and DOL opinion letters can be confusing and time consuming.

Attend this session to gain important updates in a clear and concise manner so that you can put the information to use in your organization.

Instructor: Kristine Moore, JD

Registration fee: $200




FMLA: Complex Issues

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
1:00pm - 2:30pm ET via Zoom

Description: Just when you think you know how to administer the FMLA, an issue arises that leaves you stumped. From leaves based on stress to delaying the start of FMLA leave based on labor contract language, some issues are complex and require a structured analysis to ensure compliance.

Attend this session to learn how to analyze complex FMLA issues and gain insight into situations faced by you and others.

FMLA: Employee Leaves

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
1:00pm - 2:30pm ET via Zoom

Description: Between FMLA, short term disability, paid time off, and workers’ compensation, understanding the intersection between various types of leaves is critical.

Attend this session to learn how the various leaves interact and strategies for managing employee leaves.



Kristine Moore

Kristine Moore, JD, is Assistant General Counsel at Michigan State University, where she practices primarily in the areas of Clery and Violence Against Women Act compliance, disability law, Fair Labor Standards Act and other employment law issues. Kristine is a frequent speaker in the area of employment law. Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel in 2014, Kristine served as Assistant Director for Institutional Equity in MSU’s Office for Inclusion. Prior to that, Kristine was a partner at the Dickinson Wright law firm in Lansing, MI, where she practiced labor and employment law.

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    • Cancellation two weeks prior to the program start date: 10% cancellation fee; remainder of program fee refunded.
    • Cancellation after program materials have been posted/provided to participants (normally 2 days prior to program start date): no refund.
    • Cancellation fees may be waived if the participant registers and attends the same program within 12 months. Fees may only be waived once.

    • Cancellation four weeks prior to program start: 10% cancellation fee; remainder of program fee refunded.
    • Cancellation less than four weeks but at least two weeks prior to program start: 50% cancellation fee.
    • Cancellation less than two weeks prior to program start: no refund.
    • These cancellation fees apply even if the participant wishes to reschedule to a later date for the same program or a different program. Participants may send a substitute from the same organization for the same program and date with prior written notice and avoid the cancellation fee.

MSU reserves the right to cancel programs when enrollment criteria are not met or for conditions beyond its control. Any additional costs incurred by the enrollee of canceled programs are the responsibility of the enrollee.



Accommodations for people with disabilities or special dietary needs (when meeting in-person) may be requested by calling SHRLR Professional Development at (517) 355-9592. We will do all we can to accommodate you. It would be especially helpful if you would contact us at least three weeks before the program.



  • MSU's Federal ID Number is 38-6005984
  • Business casual attire.
  • Please, no audio or video recording.


  • All course materials.
  • Space is limited, so we advise registering as soon as possible to secure your participation.



  • We would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this training program. Please contact Program Coordinator, Kristi White at



  • You can bring this program on-site for your team or virtually through Zoom. It will lay the groundwork for success, provide a common framework and language as well as incorporate your organizational challenges. Contact Program Coordinator, Kristi White at to discuss how you can multiply the benefits of MSU programs and save money by bringing this and other programs to you.