Reading the FMLA Tea Leaves

2010 GMSHRM Legal Update Speaker, Kara Nickel will discuss the new FMLA regulations

The “new” FMLA regulations are almost two years old and employers have been busy problem solving.  We will discuss challenging FMLA issues and how employers, courts and the Department of Labor have addressed them. 

Ms. Nickel will be speaking at the 2010 GMSHRM Legal Forum, scheduled on September 21st at Hotel Sofitel.  For more information and to register for this event, please visit

About the Presenter

Kara S. Nickel, Shareholder
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.Miami

Kara S. Nickel is a Shareholder in the Labor and Employment Department. She exclusively represents management in employment matters and has experience in a variety of industries, including healthcare, banking, retail, financial services, hospitality, airline, aerospace, and medical device manufacturing.

Ms. Nickel’s practice is focused on litigation of employment disputes in federal and state court and before administrative agencies in connection with claims for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate, leaves of absence, wage and hour, whistleblower retaliation, and breach of contract. She also counsels employers on day-to-day employment-related issues.