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Human Resources Generalist / Leave Program Specialist

Lincolnwood, Illinois

Post Date: 08/10/2017 Job ID: 1616 Job Category: HR: Generalist

Job Responsibilities:
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for the leave and workers’ compensation programs in alignment and under the general direction and guidance of HR leadership and the legal department. 
  • Interprets and administers leave programs and policies in accordance with the applicable federal and state employment laws (FMLA, ADA, USERRA, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, etc.). Ensures that the workers’ compensation program is managed in accordance with applicable OSHA and workers’ compensation laws.
  • Manages all administrative aspects of leave and workers’ compensation claims to include tracking hours used/taken and working closely with Payroll to ensure that pay for associates is accurate and correct. 
  • Administers all aspects of leave and workers’ compensation programs. Provides extensive case management and coordinates administrative aspects of the cases and claims. Conducts/coordinates investigations into all reported workers’ compensation claims.
  • Independently approves and/or denies leave cases based on relevant medical information. Coordinates and organizes all medical information and ensures that HIPAA and Employee Privacy guidelines are closely monitored and effectively executed. Ensures that all reportable workers’ compensation claims are submitted to the company’ s vendor within 48 business hours from the date of the incident.


Qualifications/ Requirements:
  • A bachelor’ s degree in human resources, business administrator, or related field required
  • Two (2) years’ experience in Human Resources required
  • Two (2) years’ experience in managing leave cases (FMLA and Worker’ s Compensation) required

Julie Monti
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Julie brings nearly 20 years of experience to her role as Senior Recruiter for The Steely Group. Throughout her career, she has built lasting relationships and strong partnerships while helping companies build successful teams. Julie is known for her sharp wit, easy smile, sense of humor and genuine interest in people.
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