When might an employee who works for an employer with less than 50 employees within 75 miles be eligible for FMLA leave?
Employer’s Poorly Drafted FMLA Policy Allows Employee to Advance FMLA Claim (That Should Have Never Seen the Light of Day)
If this story won’t cause you bring your FMLA policy up to snuff, then I’ve lost all hope.
Sure, Joan, you can take a leave of absence, but you’re still going to work while you’re out, right?
So this is a follow up to my post, Employee Held to Choice Not to Invoke FMLA. A bright reader pointed out that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit made a statement in its decision, which I quoted, that was quite confusing when applied in a broader context.
Wisconsin’s court of appeals, in a published opinion written by Judge Reilly, recently decided that undocumented workers are protected by Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Q: Several of my employees’ workweeks vary from week to week. Some might work 30 hours one week and 40 hours the following week. How do I calculate their intermittent FMLA leave in any given week?
In recent years, the number of federal lawsuits filed under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) has been steadily increasing. In 2012, there were 406 new federal FMLA cases filed nationally.
FMLA FAQ: Is an Employer Required to Pay a Prorated Amount of Annual Bonus After Employee Takes FMLA Leave?
It’s the end of the year. And with the end of the year comes questions from my clients about whether they need to account for an employee’s FMLA leave when doling out year-end bonuses.
FMLA Leave for Headache Effectively Converts Full-Time Position into Part-Time Position; Employers’ Shrieks Heard Across the Country
This one is a real headache. Sam oversees a storage area for the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) and during certain times of the year, his position requires a fairly extensive amount of overtime.
Note to self: When one of my employees…