A common problem that leave and FMLA managers face is knowing when it's okay to communicate with an employee on leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). When an employee is out on leave, it’s quite likely that questions will arise: where is that file they were working on? Who is the appropriate contact for the XYZ contract? Though it may be tempting to send an email or text to communicate with an employee on FMLA, think twice before you act!
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and holiday carols are streaming across the radio... no doubt about it, the holiday season is officially here!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
... 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!
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.
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