FMLA for Supervisors Online Training Course

Interactive Training
45 minutes
Last Updated
2012 (Rev. 12/17)

Course Description

FMLA for Supervisors Online Training Course


  • FMLA for Supervisors online course covers the following topics:
    • Introduction
      • What is the FMLA
      • The Purpose of FMLA
    • FMLA Basics
      • FMLA Basics
      • FMLA Basics Under the Act
      • Who is Eligible for FMLA Leave?
      • Military Exigencies
      • Qualifying Military Exigencies
    • Qualifying Health Conditions and Leave
      • Qualifying Health Conditions & Leave
      • Minor Illness
      • FMLA Leave
      • Intermittent Leave
      • Reduce Schedule Leave Examples
      • State Laws
    • Supervisor Role
      • Supervisor Role
      • Supervisor Importance
      • FMLA and Paid Leave
      • Determining Qualifying Absences

System Requirements

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:


  • Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra) or higher
  • Mobile App: Android v7 — Nougat (8/2016) and above, iOS v11 and above
  • Persistent, high-speed internet connection with at least 1.5Mbps download speed
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
  • JavaScript must be enabled
  • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher


  • Windows: Internet Explorer 11, Edge Chromium, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac & Mobile App: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)


  • After completing this course, learners will be able to understand:
    • What FMLA is
    • The three eligibility requirements employees need to meet to take FMLA leave
    • The reasons that qualify for FMLA leave
    • Who is a family member for purposes of FMLA
    • Specifics relating to military family leave under FMLA
    • What qualifies as a “serious health condition”
    • The three bases on which eligible employees may take FMLA leave
    • The importance of the supervisor’s role in following FMLA
    • What questions can be asked to determine whether someone is eligible for FMLA leave
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