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Employers: Display updated FMLA poster by March 8

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It's time to replace that FMLA poster in your break room ... again.

By March 8, 2013, employers covered under the FMLA (those with 50 or more employees) must display the new version of the Employee Rights and Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical Leave Act poster. 

This most recent version of the one-page poster includes new changes to FMLA rights relating to military family leave and military caregiver leave. Plus, it includes technical changes for FMLA eligibility for airline flight crews and flight attendants.

Those changes were originally approved by Congress in 2008 and 2009. On Feb. 5, 2013—which was also the 20th anniversary of the signing of the FMLA law in 1993—the U.S. Department of Labor issued final regulations that implement and clarify the military and flight-crew changes. At the same time, the DOL published an updated version of the employer poster, a fact sheet on the amendments and a new Em...(register to read more)

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