FMLA or not FMLA if Less than 50 Employees? That is the Question! The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for a specified family and medical reasons.
Telecommuting is becoming a popular work arrangement in which the employee works outside the office, often from home. Just as popular telecommuting is becoming so is the question “Are employees working from home eligible for FMLA“? A lot of people believe that if there is not at least 50 employees within a 75 miles radius […]
Most HR professionals are aware of at least one situation where FMLA limits the combined amount of FMLA leave, eligible FMLA spouses working for the same employer can take in a 12 month period. But do you know there are are two more situations? Let’s start by reviewing the eligibility requirement for an employee to […]
We like to call it “Baby bonding” but the Family Leave Act refers to it as “Leave to bond with a newborn child or a child placed for adoption or foster care”. By now, you probably figured out that I have love to talk and write about the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans […]