The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued Administrator's Interpretations on the definition of "son and daughter" under theAct ( ) and on the Fair Labor Standards Act's ( ) definition of "clothes."
Administrator's Interpretations have replaced Opinion Letters, and will be issued when the DOL determines that further clarity regarding the proper interpretation of a statutory or regulatory issue is appropriate.
DOL Clarifies FMLA Definition Of "Son And Daughter"
In Administrator's Interpretation No. 2010-3, the DOL clarifies the definition of "son and daughter" as it applies to an employee standing "in loco parentis" to a child under the FMLA to ensure that an employee who assumes the role of caring for a child receives parental rights to regardless of the legal or biological relationship.
The definition of a son or daughter under the FMLA includes not o...(register to read more)