Less than 50 workers? Stay silent on FMLA

  • August 22, 2016

Only employers with 50 or more employees within a 75-mile radius must offer job-protected FMLA leave to their employees. If your organization is below that limit, make...

Take care when calculating overtime & FMLA

  • June 21, 2016

Do you offer voluntary overtime to employees, but make attendance mandatory if employees sign up? If so, watch how you calculate FMLA leave. You have to include the...

Yes, you can punish fraudulent FMLA leave

  • June 10, 2016

If you are sure an employee has been misusing FMLA leave or submitting fraudulent information as part of her FMLA leave request, don’t fear punishing her.

Employers: Display updated FMLA poster

  • May 05, 2016

In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a new version of the FMLA poster that employers are required to hang in their workplaces. The big question: If you...

FMLA reveals poor performance? Discipline

  • March 19, 2016

Sometimes, it takes an absence to discover that an employee wasn’t doing her job well. But some HR professionals and supervisors fear disciplining a worker if...

FMLA leave may be ADA accommodation

  • January 05, 2016

Here’s something to remember when an employee claims she has a disability that interferes with her ability to work overtime or even a full day. You can offer...

No harm in being more generous than FMLA

  • December 29, 2015

Employers are supposed to let employees who need FMLA leave know about their eligibility and what’s involved in taking leave. But what if you offer a leave plan...