Lori Flood was placed on administrative leave pending a fitness for duty evaluation. On Jan. 10, 2011, Flood submitted an FMLA medical certification and was terminated two days later.
Extended leaves of absence may be reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities if they are able to fix a specific return date to the leave.Read More
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
A new bill introduced in Congress in late 2013 would provide workers 12 weeks of paid leave to tend to those personal or family illnesses.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