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.
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 ThresholdRead More
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.Read More
Employers should consider employee rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and applicable state law.Read More
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.Read More
The most recent survey, released in 2007, estimated that 8 to 17.1 percent of employees took FMLA leave in 2005.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More