What counts as an ‘FMLA week’: 40 hours?

  • December 13, 2008

Q. How should I calculate the number of hours to charge to an employee’s 12-week FMLA entitlement? We have employees who work 40, 55 and 64 hours per week. Do we...

Recalculate hours worked for 2nd FMLA request

  • December 02, 2008

To qualify for FMLA leave, employees must have worked 1,250 hours in the preceding year. It sounds like a pretty simple calculation, but it’s not. The fact is, you...

What managers need to know about the FMLA

  • September 02, 2008

When employees request time off because of a health condition or to care for a family member’s health problem, you need to know whether that leave could qualify...

The FMLA and domestic partners

  • July 07, 2008

Q. Several of our company’s employees live with domestic partners. Are these employees entitled to leave under the FMLA? ...