New Course – FMLA in Higher Education

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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) became law in 1993 and allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of job and benefit-protected leave for specific reasons. This course covers employee eligibility, the request process, the role of HR, and considerations for researchers in higher education.



Faculty, Higher Education Administrators, Postdocs, Researchers, Students


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Tanya Brown, MSHR, PHR, SHRM-CP – Vanderbilt University

Tanya Brown is the Senior Director at Vanderbilt University. She has 15 years of experience in Human Resources in many industries. Tanya has a bachelor’s in social sciences with a minor in psychology from the University of Arizona and a Master’s in human resources strategic management from Bellevue University.