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Half of Working Women Who Gave Birth did not Receive Paid Maternity Leave: Census

November 11, 2011
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Two-thirds of women who were given maternity leave were able to return to work within a year of their first pregnancy, according to the U.S. Census Bureau in Washington.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> We Are at 50 Employees. How Do We Prepare For FMLA?

December 28, 2010
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We are now at 50 employees but have a lot of new hires. When are we required to implement the Family and Medical Leave Act? —Crossing the Threshold
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Successor Liability Under Family and Medical Leave Act

December 5, 2010
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An individual who has worked for an employer for less than 12 months may still be eligible for FMLA protection if that company is considered a successor in interest to the employee's former employer and the employee's combined length of service for both employers is 12 months or more.
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Domestic Partners and FMLA Leave

September 15, 2010
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On June 22, the Department of Labor issued Administrator's Interpretation No. 2010-3, clarifying whether parents who have no biological or legal relationship with a child may still be eligible to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act to care for him or her.
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Department of Labor to Conduct FMLA Study

July 21, 2010
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The most recent survey, released in 2007, estimated that 8 to 17.1 percent of employees took FMLA leave in 2005.
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'Kin Care' Law and Uncapped Sick Leave

April 9, 2010
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Employers are advised to review applicable state law that may afford employees the opportunity to use sick leave and other benefits to care for family members.
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New York Sick-Days Bill Set to Be Reintroduced

March 25, 2010
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The bill will require small businesses to give workers five sick days and larger ones to provide nine. Fines would be levied at a rate of $1,000 per violation.
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Health Condition Required ADA Accommodation

December 30, 2009
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Employers should consider engaging in the ADA interactive process for a range of employee illnesses and conditions, even for illnesses that appear to be in remission. Subsequent amendments to the ADA, which became effective January 1, 2009, provide that employees with medical conditions in remission may be covered by the act.
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