FMLA Guidelines

We’ll assist you in tracking and managing intermittent FMLA leave … fighting FMLA fraud and FMLA abuse … and managing FMLA in general.

Beyond mastering FMLA regulations on intermittent leave, we’ll share FMLA guidelines on how to curb FMLA abuse, and dramatically improve your overall FMLA compliance.

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Employees on FMLA leave aren’t entitled to reinstatement if they can’t perform the essential functions of their jobs.
Employers that approve intermittent leave requests can request regular recertifications to determine if the need still exists.
When an employee requests leave for family care, medical, parenting or military emergencies, the first thing an employer should do is to determine if the leave qualifies as time off under the FMLA.
If you intend to require an employee taking FMLA leave to provide a fitness-for-duty certificate on return, you must make that clear up front when he first requests leave.
Q. An employee recently tested positive for drugs during a random drug screening that we periodically administer to ensure that our employees are able to safely operate our systems. The employee admitted that he regularly used drugs, and would like to take several weeks off to participate in a rehabilitation program. Does Texas law require us to grant him time off?
Use caution when terminating someone who is on FMLA leave or has just returned to work following FMLA leave. The timing alone might trigger a lawsuit.
Regulators see workplace posters as vital, legal documents; and employers who fail to update them may face fines.
When an approved period of intermittent FMLA leave is coming to an end, it’s up to employers to ensure that the transition back to regular work goes smoothly.
The U.S. Department of Labor has updated its FMLA poster to be more easily read by employees.
As it does every year, flu season brings confusion and questions over whether the flu or a common cold can rise to the level of “serious health condition” that qualifies for FMLA leave.
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