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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

Ohio

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

Guest Opinion

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

Part-Time Work Can Be A Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

A new case out of the Sixth Circuit debunks the oft-cited premise that full-time presence at work is an essential function of all jobs.  In… 570 more words

Family And Medical Leave Act

YOU DECIDED NOT TO FIRE THAT EMPLOYEE WHO WAS OFF ON FMLA LEAVE. NOW THEY WANT MORE TIME OFF……?????

The other week I discussed a case in which an employee who was certified for FMLA leave by their physician was terminated for not properly notifying their employer of their leave status. 549 more words