Must you offer FMLA leave for ‘possibility’ of a serious condition? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
For the past 15 years, complying with the FMLA has been complex, but at
least the law (once you figured it out) stayed the same. On Jan. 16, 2009, that all changes. That’s the day the first major overhaul of the FMLA takes effect. The new rules alter the way you must administer FMLA in your organization. Some changes favor employers by offering greater
flexibility in administering leave. But it’s imperative that HR
professionals move quickly to update their policies so they don’t
inadvertently violate the law. For details, read The new FMLA: 9 changes you must comply with.