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...