Lauren Osselton

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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

Leave Management & Work Life Balance: Can They Co-Exist?

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Jun 27, 2017 10:27:33 AM

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

What You Could Be Doing… Other Than Managing Leave!

Posted by Lauren Osselton on May 23, 2017 11:46:02 AM

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. 

Topics: FMLA, Leave Management, Time Management

Managing FMLA: Out with the Old, In with the New! 

Posted by Lauren Osselton on May 10, 2017 9:29:58 AM


True or false? A software to manage the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is extremely costly and impractical for smaller-sized businesses.

Topics: FMLA, Time Management

Is Empathy the Missing Ingredient to Your Leave Management Strategy?

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Apr 25, 2017 9:21:46 AM

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.

Topics: Compliance

Managing FMLA in 2017: 3 Thoughts That You Always Need to Keep in Mind

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Apr 12, 2017 1:42:27 PM

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….

Topics: FMLA, Compliance

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