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...

Is it possible to apply FMLA retroactively?

  • August 26, 2014

Q. We have 75 employees at our one facility. An employee recently took two months off for a serious operation. We did not classify this as FMLA leave, but now we think...