As the clock struck midnight on December 31, 2016, employees across the United States were celebrating. While most were celebrating the coming of the New Year (or perhaps, more likely, good riddance to 2016), some employees were celebrating because January 1, 2017, brings with it a new allotment of leave days.
In a Texas case of first impression, Fort Worth Court of Appeals held that an employee on FMLA leave of absence is not entitled to receipt of state unemployment benefits reversing the Texas Workforce Commission’s administrative decision.
Perhaps not, according to the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Should Employers Make Paid Parental Leave a Basic Employee Benefit? Considerations for Drafting a Parental Leave Policy
Netflix. Google. Proctor & Gamble. Accenture. IKEA. Greensboro, North Carolina. What do these have in common?
At North Pole Enterprises, the company’s entire existence is dependent upon a single delivery on the night of December 24.
What did I do wrong?” and “Am I doing this correctly?” are frequent questions from clients regarding FMLA administration.
During the summer last year, I started a weekly series of posts about various “basics” of employment law, with a particular focus on Connecticut.
Every other employment attorney has been offering their opinion on how the election of Donald Trump will impact employment law.
Over the years, one of my favorite employment law blogs has been Jeff Nowak’s FMLA Insights.
Can an Employer Require That an Employee Submit FMLA Certification from a Specialist to Support the Need for FMLA Leave?
When it comes to FMLA medical certification, my clients have many complaints. One beef, in particular, is vague medical information they receive on a certification completed by the employee’s primary care physician.