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The temporary Leave of Absence Specialist will be responsible for handling simple to complex leave administration, advising supervisors, interpreting policy, and counseling employees. Daily work assignments are performed independently. Requires discretion and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive and confidential information. Consults with the Leave and Accommodation Manager, Employee Relations team and Employment Counsel as necessary to ensure the fair and consistent application of policies and procedures.
The incumbent must have the ability to critically think through ambiguous situations, and collaborate with subject matter experts to develop appropriate solutions. This position routinely assists and supports fellow HR team members. They will also maintain current and complete understanding of Federal and State laws including case law and regulations such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, FLSA, ADA, FMLA, and state laws.