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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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FMLA and COBRA Overlap

September 1, 1994
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COBRA coverage may be initiated when an employer learns that an employee will not be returning to work.
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FMLA Checklist

September 1, 1994
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Here's a quick recap of the provisions of the FMLA.
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Defense Against FMLA Abuse

September 1, 1994
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The FMLA doesn't leave employers completely defenseless against those who choose to take advantage.
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HR Must Take Proactive Steps To Curb FMLA Misuse

September 1, 1994
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It's not enough to skim over the Family and Medical Leave Act anymore. Unless employers maintain a careful balance between the letter of the law and its many implications, they leave the door wide open to misunderstandings-and abuse.
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The Side Effects of the Family and Medical Leave Act

September 1, 1993
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Many companies already had family-leave policies prior to Family and Medical Leave Act(FMLA). However, very few had policies that contained all of the same provisions and had to make at least some adjustments to their leave programs to comply with the new law.
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Advice for Coordinating Federal, State and Local Leave Laws

September 1, 1993
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Because employer rights and obligations provided by state and local laws vary significantly from each other and from the rights and obligations of the FMLA, they subject employers to a complexity of rules that often appear inconsistent. Here is some advice to help coordinate between various leave laws.
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The Family Leave Act a Financial Burden

September 1, 1993
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As companies begin to comply with the Family and Medical Leave Act, they have yet to discover what effect it will have on them. Some companies that have had experience with leave offer some insight.
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