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Office of Human Resources

Training & Organizational Development

Time & Labor Representative Program

This certificate series is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of time and labor representatives and supervisors in the areas of employee time/leave compliance and procedures. The program will provide these employees with the required information needed to serve in these positions at Florida State University.

Participants must complete the following courses to receive a certificate of completion.


  1. Attendance and Leave Policies and Procedures: Provides in-depth knowledge of the attendance & leave policies and procedures at Florida State University. Utilizing an openlecture method of communication, attendees will be encouraged to share their experiences and question the proper way to handle individual situations regarding time entry. Topics include, work and leave rules at FSU, the differences in employee classifications for leave purposes, leave accruals and the proper ways to report leave, available leave types, and roles and responsibilities in the termination process. An overview of Faculty leave is included in this class.
  2. eTime for Time/Labor Representatives and Supervisors: Focuses on training endusers and how to successfully use OMNI Manager Self-Service for Time & Labor. Participants will learn how to report time for weekly elapsed and punch time and manage exceptions (errors), approvals, and payable time. This course also shows participants how to create a Parature ticket and how to access and use the reports in OBIE.
  3. Family Medical Leave Act of 1993: This course provides an overview of the FMLA of 1993 and strategies on how to manage employees who are on FMLA leave. (Available Online) This course also counts toward the Frontline Leadership Program and HR Department Representative Certificates.
Three courses are required for this certificate.

For the Training Schedule and Registration Instructions, visit For additional program information or questions, contact the Office of Training and Organizational Development at 644-8724.