Too small for FMLA? Don’t be too sure

  • September 01, 2003

Issue: Even if it employs fewer than 50 people, your organization could be subject to FMLA compliance. Risk: Being affiliated with another organization could mean that,...

Care for healthy child wins FMLA coverage

  • November 01, 2002

The walls of employee FMLA protection have grown higher with a new court ruling that says a worker must be given leave to look after his healthy children while his wife...

‘Emotional caregivers’ win FMLA coverage

  • May 01, 2002

Truck driver Joseph Scamihorn Jr. saw his 73-year-old father fall into a deep depression soon after his daughter, Joseph's sister, was murdered. After notifying his...

FMLA and HOLIDAY PAY

  • January 01, 2002

Q Our policy says an employee must work the workday before and after a holiday to receive holiday pay. If an employee is on Family and Medical Leave Act leave, is he...

You can correct FMLA mistakes

  • December 01, 2001

In golf, they call it a mulligan. Kids call it a "do-over." And in the world of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) administration, it can be legal to do an ...

Notify staff how you count FMLA year

  • October 01, 2001

Managers at America West warned Penny Bachelder that her attendance was a problem. She had taken lots of time off in the previous two years under the Family and Medical...

When bad edicts come down

  • March 01, 2001

You want to earn the trust of your staff, but that’s hard when you’re forced to carry out changes that neither you nor your team agree with.