Employers should notify their employees of their FMLA rights whenever an employee takes paid leave for an FMLA-qualifying purpose.
The Cradle Act would allow workers access some of their Social Security retirement income during the parental leave. And It offers no job protections for those who take leave.
The U.S. lags behind other countries when it comes to paid parental leave for workers.
Here is a case that provides a textbook ADA roadmap for employers to follow when handling an employee on an extended medical leave.
Employees on medical or pregnancy leave aren’t bulletproof, but still handle with care if you think you have a good reason for firing them.
Employees who provide elder care are more likely to be less productive, take more time off and arrive to work late, studies show.
At least for the next two-plus years, employers should be taking full advantage of the government’s focus on education for workplace compliance.
Sacrificing one’s organ to save another’s life should not also result in sacrificing one’s job.