Can We Lawfully Terminate an Employee After He Submits a Vague Doctor’s Note Seeking an Extension of Leave? in a Word, Yes.

By | FMLA Insights | March 15, 2017
doctor's note with borderAn employee’s 12 weeks of FMLA leave has exhausted, and over the past several weeks, he’s provided you a series of vague doctor’s notes typically containing nothing more than a one-liner extending his medical leave of absence until his next appointment. View Full Post
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An Employee Doesn’t Follow Your FMLA Call-in Policy? Apparently, You Now Have to Ask Him Why He Couldn’t

By | FMLA Insights | February 17, 2017
I recently had an interesting call with a DOL investigator, and I wanted to share it with you. First, let me set the background. I represent a large national employer with multi-state locations, including several on the east coast. One of these east coast locations employed Johnny [name changed to protect the guilty], a serial FMLA abuser. View Full Post
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