One FMLA rule that tends to fly under the radar is the amount of FMLA leave available to married couples who work for the same employer.
D.C. Council Introduces Legislation That Would Give D.C. Employees Up to 16 Weeks of Paid Family and Medical Leave
On October 6, 2015, the D.C. Council introduced the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2014.
Do you require your employees to fill out a form or an application to request leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act?
Avoiding FMLA Interference Claims: Walking a Fine Line Between Permissible and Impermissible Comments
When it comes to Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, not all comments are treated equally.
The easiest part of handling a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) situation is determining at the outset whether the employee is eligible for FMLA protections, right? Not so fast.
Requiring an Employee to Return from FMLA Leave “Without Restrictions” Or “Fully Healed” Is Playing with Fire
Do you know what happens when you maintain a policy or practice that requires an employee to return to work without restrictions or “100% healed”? You pay. A lot.
Compliance with the Family & Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act continues to cause issues for even the most experienced workplace professionals.
Netflix, a pioneer in on-demand internet streaming, is well-known for its “Netflix Original” series—and has recently added “unlimited” parental leave to its line-up.
In June the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that the equal protection guarantee provided by the Fourteenth Amendment to opposite-sex marriages extends to same-sex marriages.