Proposed Regulations Would Help Clarify 'Serious' Condition and Improve Certification Rules, but Also Add a New Notification Requirement
The U.S. Department of Labor has forwarded its final draft of proposed new
The first major overhaul of the since the law was passed in 1993, the new regulations will likely offer:
- A clearer definition of “serious health conditions” that qualify for .
- A more complete and clear explanation of employee and employer notification requirements.
- More detail on when and how employers can collect FMLA medical certification information from employees and their doctors.
Read more about the regulations at the Labor Department's FMLA proposal page: www.dol.gov/esa/whd/FM...(register to read more)