Changes to paid family and medical leave will occur in 10 states and the District of Columbia this year. This Insight provides an overview of these changes, links to relevant articles, and some bad puns.
Articles Discussing General Issues Under The FMLA.
File this in your “Sometimes, People are Really Awful” folder.
The story is a very simple one.
An associate working at a Cleveland law firm – we’ll call her Sue to protect the innocent – returned from maternity leave.
Should have been a relatively happy time, yes? Hugs all
We’ve reached the end of yet another year. I hope it was wildly successful for your organization.
Are you ready to pay out year-end bonuses?
Or perhaps instead you want to offer a pay incentive to employees to improve attendance or production? Take, for instance, a point-based attendance bonus policy in
In November, the United States Court of Appeals reversed a judgment made in favor of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC, an automobile manufacturer that was sued by a former employee for FMLA interference and retaliation. The Family and Medical Leave Act, commonly referred to as FMLA, is a federal law
This February, the Family and Medical Leave Act turns 30, and I am throwing a THREE-day party to celebrate!
A party where you and I spend NINE hours together over THREE straight days discussing nothing but the F-M-L-A.
In this interactive online training course, I will help you master the critical components
This ain’t no trick, FMLA friends!
Save the date for not just one, but two FMLA events on the horizon.
My Annual FMLA webinar will be held Wednesday, December 14
For 10+ years, I have held an annual webinar covering current FMLA and ADA issues impacting employers. Time for another
Based on our experience advising hundreds of employers and closely watching court rulings on cases around the country, we offer a few tips for complying with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Employers should follow their own policies with respect to FMLA leave and requests for time off. To
On August 15, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held in Roberts v. Gestamp West Virginia, LLC, that an employer’s “usual and customary” notice procedures relating to absences extended beyond the company’s written policies and potentially included social media messages between an employee and manager.
Yeah, I get it. He’s taller than me. Significantly taller.
Ever since my son, Luke, was a wee lad, we dreamed of going on a major league baseball road trip together.
Baseball runs through our veins, so after years of dreaming, 2022 was our year. Since the beginning of this
On March 6, 2022, HBO premiered the show Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, chronicling the showtime era of the Lakers dynasty. The show is based on the book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s by Jeff Pearlman. The show
For six seasons, fans of the NBC hit drama This is Us tuned in each week to watch the Pearson Family saga unfold and to have a collective soul cleansing cry. This is Us delicately weaved in and out of multiple time periods to tell the heartwarming story of
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year for specified family and medical reasons. On June 1, 2022, the Seventh Circuit held that employers can be found in violation of
Can an employer violate the FMLA even though it never denies an employee’s request for FMLA leave?
Ask Salvatore Ziccarelli, who we’ll call Sal for short. Sal worked for the Sheriff as a corrections officer in my backyard, Cook County, Illinois.
Over the course of 27 years working for
On May 25, 2022, during Mental Health Awareness Month, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor, the agency responsible for enforcing the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), issued Fact Sheet # 28O and related Frequently Asked Questions, which discuss mental health and leaves of absence