Understand, prepare to follow the new revised FMLA regulations

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The long-awaited revised and updated final rules of the U.S. Department of Labor interpreting the FMLA will go into effect on Jan.16 (unless Congress disapproves the regulations, which is unlikely). The regulations are an impressive clarification for employers and workers about their respective rights, responsibilities and obligations under the FMLA.

HR specialists should read the new regulations and then review them with an employment attorney. Along with revising existing company policies, they should promptly develop special training on new rules and procedures for supervisors and employees alike.

For full details on the FMLA revisions, including a link to the regulations themselves, see www.theHRSpecialist.com/newFMLArules.

Here are some of the rule changes you need to pay attention to.

Employer notice

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