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Out With the Old: Be Sure to Use the "New" FMLA Forms

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its release of "new" model Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notice and certification forms (available on the DOL website).

Employees Are Not Entitled to Compensation for FMLA Covered Breaks

As mentioned previously here last summer, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division has brought back the Opinion Letter, the process previously used by attorneys and HR professionals to obtain guidance from the WHD. The DOL dropped the practice in 2010, but it has since been reinstated.

DOL Issues New FMLA Notices and Certification Forms

A write-up focused on what the DOL's updated FMLA notices and certification forms mean for employers.

New Enforcement Guidance on “No-Fault” Attendance Policies and FMLA Leave

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released a new opinion letter concerning the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and “no-fault” attendance policies on August 28, 2018. Employers may want to consider this opinion letter when drafting or reviewing their attendance policies.

Department of Labor Issues Updated FMLA Forms

On September 4, 2018, the Department of Labor issued new FMLA notices and certification forms. But don’t panic, the change was procedural in nature; no substantive changes were made to the forms.

Same as It Ever Was—WHD Issues “New” FMLA Forms

On September 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division released a new set of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notices and certification forms. These forms include the Notice of Eligibility, Designation Notice, and Certification of Health Care Provider. The forms are available on the DOL’s website.

DOL Issues Updated FMLA Forms

On September 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division released the long-awaited new Family Medical Leave Act notices and certification forms. The new forms are now available for download from the DOL website.

BREAKING: Get Your New FMLA Forms from the DOL Here!

Those sneaky little rascals! While the rest of us were enjoying our Labor Day holiday, those crazy kids over at the Department of Labor were still working away. Bless their little hearts! This time, they were busy posting new model FMLA notices and medical certification forms.

What Am I Doing Wrong?? Common FMLA Mistakes (September 5, 2018)

“What did I do wrong?” and “Am I doing this correctly?” are frequent questions from clients regarding FMLA administration. This is the seventeenth in a series highlighting some of the more common mistakes employers can inadvertently make regarding FMLA administration.

The Devil Is in the Detail – FMLA Eligibility and Remote Workers

With the increasing trend of telecommuting employees, it is not uncommon for a company to have small numbers of employees working from remote locations in various states. It is important that employers understand how FMLA eligibility is determined for remote workers. Some incorrectly believe that a work-at-home employee cannot qualify for FMLA if the home from which they work is not in proximity of 49 other company employees or within 75 miles of a company worksite.