How To: Help Employees Avoid Holiday Stress

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Dec 13, 2017 1:32:27 PM

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and holiday carols are streaming across the radio... no doubt about it, the holiday season is officially here! 

Topics: Holiday Stress, Employee Retention, HR Tips

What's On The Horizon: New York Paid Family Leave (NY PFL)

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Dec 5, 2017 11:41:32 AM

New York families have a new policy to look forward to, as New York Paid Family Leave (NY PFL)’s effective date of January 1, 2018 rapidly approaches! That’s why we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about this new legislation, to bring you up to speed with everything it has to offer, as well as your requirements as an employer!

Topics: Leave Management, Paid Family Leave

How To Combat FMLA Abuse

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Nov 14, 2017 11:59:10 AM

With the holiday season coming up, employers are faced with one of the biggest conundrums of managing the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): employees abusing it for extra time off.

What Makes An Effective Leave of Absence Manager?

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Oct 26, 2017 10:55:04 AM

You may be a specialized Leave of Absence (LOA) Manager, an HR Generalist managing leave amongst other HR functions, or a small business owner wearing many hats. No matter your role, you know that there are certain obligations you have as an employer for effectively managing the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and state leave laws.

Topics: FMLA, Leave Management, Absence Management, Time Management

Preparing Your Organization For A Natural Disaster

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Oct 17, 2017 9:53:38 AM

2017 has brought with it a surge of dangerous and destructive natural disasters, including hurricane titans Harvey, Irma and Maria, as well as fierce wildfires on the west coast.

Topics: Leave Management, Disaster Management

Keeping Up With New Leave Laws

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Sep 28, 2017 11:00:37 AM

Keeping up with the ever-changing leave law landscape is a job in itself. Especially as more states (and sometimes municipalities) make the move to adopt paid sick leave and paid parental leave. When you combine the ongoing changes at multiple levels, as well as the hundreds of pieces of legislation already in place, it all can get very confusing!

Topics: Leave Management, Absence Management, Time Management

Top 4 Fall Organization Tips

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Sep 13, 2017 10:42:45 AM

... To Manage the FMLA Like a Boss 

Ah, autumn. Kids are back at school, pumpkin-spiced lattes are brewing, and leaves will soon begin to fall… onto your workload!

Topics: FMLA, Leave Management, Organization

3 Influential FMLA Rulings That Changed Leave Management

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Aug 29, 2017 10:59:20 AM

Since it was introduced in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has been ever-evolving in its application. Its evolution is usually rooted in court cases that erupt between employees and their employers when one of them neglected to adhere to the rules of the FMLA, or there is the perception that this happened.

Topics: FMLA, FMLA lawsuit, Compliance

Presagia Leave vs. Leave Genius: Which Leave Management Solution Is Right For You?

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Aug 15, 2017 2:49:09 PM

In case you haven’t heard, we here at Leave Genius are proud to be a part of Presagia. Presagia is a leader in leave and absence management solutions, including Presagia Leave, Presagia ADA, and of course, Leave Genius!

Topics: Blog, Leave Management, Absence Management

Understanding FMLA Forms: A Crash Course

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Jul 26, 2017 10:09:37 AM

Since its inception, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has been a confusing and difficult piece of legislation to manage. One element that vexes employers nationwide is when to use each of the Department of Labor (DOL)'s forms, and for what purpose.

Topics: FMLA, FMLA Forms, FMLA Crash Course

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