Invoke FMLA when employee can’t do job

  • February 15, 2015

Sometimes a pregnant employee develops problems that amount to a temporary disability. Then she may need accommodations. But if those accommodations don’t allow...

Chemo treatments? Grant the leave request

  • December 13, 2014

A nurse, battling cancer, sought an accommodation that would allow her time off for chemotherapy treatments while remaining a full-time employee. The hospital refused...

Consider FMLA before firing for attendance

  • September 10, 2014

Here’s some advice that can save you money you might otherwise have spent defending an FMLA lawsuit: If an employee has accrued enough absences under your...