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FMLA What to Do Now

August 1, 1998
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Dana Connell, a partner at the Chicago office of employment law firm Littler Mendelson, offers advice on the two most difficult FMLA areas.
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Sizing Up the FMLA

August 1, 1998
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A lot of politicians plan to expand the FMLA -- all using the premise that the law is a breeze to administer. But there’s dissension: A recent study says the FMLA is actually quite nettlesome, and a small band of Congressmen hope to narrow it. This next battle will determine the shape of the law -- and the workplace.
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Tips for Re-integrating Employees

June 1, 1998
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Following are five of the most important steps employers should take in making the transition stage for returning workers more successful.
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Why Returning to Work After Battling AIDS Carries Special Baggage

June 1, 1998
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AIDS carries with it a certain stigma that other illnesses don’t carry, making it much more difficult for people who’ve fought AIDS, and lived to tell about it, to return to work. Employers can improve the chances for success.
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Employers Need an FMLA Brush-up

April 1, 1997
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Employers are stumbling over everything from the definition of a serious health condition to events triggering leave. A review and update on the FMLA.
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Helping Dad Have More Time at Home

May 1, 1996
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In today’s complicated world, ethical decisions aren’t always black or white; options often fall into gray areas. Readers responded to this situation posed by Personnel Journal.
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Successful Sabbatical Programs Take Planning

January 1, 1995
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Managers who are thinking about experimenting with their own sabbatical programs should take their time and proceed with caution. They might also consider the following suggestions.
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Workers Take Leave of Job Stress

January 1, 1995
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To balance employees' work and personal lives and, as a result, increase productivity, some companies are providing sabbatical leave programs in addition to vacation time and leave dictated by the FMLA.
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