The top organizations on Conceive Magazine’s list of the 50 Best Companies for adoption benefits offer more than $100,000 for in vitro fertilization and other reproductive treatments, or $60,000 for treatment combined with generous paid leave. Some give employees more than $15,000 toward the adoption of a child ...
We’ll assist you in tracking and managing intermittent FMLA leave … fighting FMLA fraud and FMLA abuse … and managing FMLA in general.
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Q. Under what circumstances can my business make deductions from an exempt employee’s weekly salary without putting the employee’s FLSA exemption in jeopardy?
FMLA rules say employers are required to let their workers know about the law and how to go about requesting FMLA leave for a serious health condition. Ignoring a leave request could amount to “interference” with the employee’s right to take FMLA leave. Make sure all managers and supervisors know how to handle medical call-ins so that a potential FMLA request doesn’t get lost.
Some employees think that any disability that periodically acts up entitles them to unlimited time off. Sometimes, courts view extra time off as a reasonable accommodation, but there are limits.
Sure, at one time or another, we’ve all worked for some great bosses and some bad bosses. But nothing can be more debilitating than working for someone who is ignorant of the laws. In the following case, a company president walked right into an FMLA lawsuit because he had never even heard of the Family and Medical Leave Act. He knows about it now ...
An employer fired a worker just six weeks after she returned from FMLA leave. Six weeks is like a nanosecond on the retaliation stopwatch. But the court still dismissed the case. Why?
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in a long-running case that a jury acted properly when it concluded an employer’s retroactive termination of health insurance violated the FMLA.
Q. Is an employer required to pay workers for their unused vacation days when they resign or are terminated?
Employers have an obligation to engage with disabled employees in an interactive accommodations process. But exactly how do you go about proving you complied when the employee says you didn’t try to help? Your best approach is to track all your efforts to accommodate, including every contact with the employee, whether by phone, e-mail, memo or snail mail.