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Counterpoint: Keep Selling the Reasons You Need Time Off From Work

By Lisa B. Golan, https://www.golanlawoffice.com

Per the New York Times article “The Death of the Sick Day,” due to new flexible work-from-home and time-off policies, “no longer does employee have to ‘sell’ their sickness to the boss with a list of symptoms.” 475 more words

Family And Medical Leave Act

Is Time to Transition from Breast-Feeding to Bottle-Feeding Legally Protected?

In a recent blog post, an attorney who represents employers declares that time spent “transitioning a child from breast-feeding to bottle-feeding is not legally protected.” 443 more words

Family And Medical Leave Act

US DOL Issues FMLA Opinion Letters Clarifying No Fault Attendance Policy Rules and…Organ Donation

By: Aaron R. Gelb

Until last week, the US Department of Labor (the “DOL”) had not issued an Opinion Letter regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (the “FMLA”) since George W. 1,037 more words

Employer Policies And Procedures

Organ Donors Qualify for Leave under the FMLA

This post has nothing to do with workers’ compensation. It has to do with FMLA leave, which is another hat some readers of this blog wear as well.  230 more words


Forcing An Employee Who Requests Intermittent Leave to Take a Continuous Leave of Absence May Violate His Rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Can an employer force an employee to take more medical leave than he requests or desires?

FMLA regulations provide that an employer “may not require an employee to take more leave than is necessary to address the circumstances that precipitated the need for leave.” 29 C.F.R. 447 more words

Family And Medical Leave Act

Paid medical and family leave benefits workers, businesses | Guest Opinion

For 11 years, I’ve run a software development company in Eugene. The business has grown steadily, and we now have more than 70 full-time employees. I value each as a professional and a person. 51 more words

Oregon Legislature

MASSACHUSETTS IS ON THE RISE! Increases in the Minimum Wage and Establishment of a Paid Family and Medical Leave Program Strengthen Massachusetts’ Competitive Economic Environment

Q.  Are there any new laws in Massachusetts that my company should be aware of?

A.  Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker recently signed a bill that will serve as a turning point for working families. 553 more words