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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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.
The importance of work life balance is nothing new; we all strive to maintain a happy life both at work and at home. However, it’s easier said than done. The reality is that a large amount of the American population feels a great deal of stress at work and lacks a sense of balance. In fact, 40% of American workers feel that their job is very, or extremely, stressful.
Topics: Leave Management
It’s no secret that managing the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is both time-consuming and challenging. But did you know that by adopting a leave management system you could actually boost your legal compliance, while saving both time and money! Yes, it’s true.
True or false? A software to manage the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is extremely costly and impractical for smaller-sized businesses.
In today’s fast-paced society, employers are focused on maintaining optimal productivity and efficiency. However, what if the focus were to shift to supporting employees during a difficult period, in turn encouraging them to remain engaged rather than looking at the situation as a tiresome burden? Remember that oftentimes employees are requesting leave to deal with a major life event such as the birth of a child or a serious health condition.
Managing FMLA and all the other leave laws is an ever-evolving process. By staying up to date through experts, reading the news and attending the latest conferences in the field, we can all prepare for what’ the latest trends are on in leave management. Here are some tidbits we’ve recently picked up….