Employers cannot request recertification of approved FMLA leave of absence each time the employee requests such an absence.Read More
More companies are offering paid parental leave for their employees, and a bill in Congress could extend that benefit to all workers in the United States.
An employee may be eligible for FMLA leave to care for a family member with a serious health condition even when not obtaining medical treatment.Read More
The so-called “Bermuda Triangle” of employment law is: workers’ compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.Read More
Having flextime policies will keep quality workers engaged and employed, which is a win-win for everyone. Read More
Whatever time tracking and payroll system you use, it must have the ability to differentiate between time paid and time worked. It could likely save you from an FMLA claim if an employee is on the 1,250-hour bubble.Read More
You can help insulate your company from retaliation claims by training your employees to treat FMLA requests (and other instances of protected activity) as need-to-know.Read More
This legislation would bring us up to par with the rest of the civilized world without imposing a significant monetary penalty on employers.Read More
If you are planning on denying an unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation, understand that these terminations are risky and will draw scrutiny from the EEOC.Read More
There is one key difference between women and men when they welcome a new-born child. Women give birth; men don’t.