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Employment law update: FMLA & ADA, FLSA & higher education

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This month, we have updates on the interaction between the FMLA and the ADA, and on the U. S. Department of Labor’s new guidance on the FLSA and higher educational institutions.

Running out of FMLA leave isn’t the end of the time-off road

Employers must remember that an employee’s exhaustion of his or her FMLA entitlement is not necessarily the end of the family and medical leave road for that worker. Employers may have to offer additional leave, pursuant to the ADA.

Consider the following scenario: An employee is out of work on approved FMLA leave for a properly-certified “serious health condition.” Since taking leave, the employee’s condition has not improved, even though she has remained out of work for a substantial period of time. 

The employee repeatedly submits notes from her doctor, certifying that she is totally unable to work. The notes repeatedly extend the date when she can be expected to return ...(register to read more)

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