OK to offer option to work during FMLA leave

  • June 14, 2018

You can’t require employees to work when they are out on FMLA leave. However, you can offer them the option of doing some work, as long as it is not presented as a...

Government bosses can be liable under FMLA

  • May 07, 2018

Company supervisors who make family leave decisions and manage FMLA administration can be held personally liable for violations. Until now, it was unclear in California...

Medical leave request: Consider ADA & FMLA

  • February 09, 2018

A Tennessee employer faces an EEOC lawsuit alleging it unlawfully fired a worker after she asked for leave to deal with her anxiety. The case highlights an HR...

FMLA: What managers need to know

  • January 19, 2018

Managers need to understand whether a request for leave could qualify as FMLA leave, and how to respond once a worker is on leave. An overview of the FMLA and the top...

Reassignment can be post-FMLA accommodation

  • December 11, 2017

When a disabled employee wants to return to work, limitations may make it impossible for him to do his old job. If so, it may be reasonable to either grant more leave or...