Does FMLA cover prenatal appointments?

  • April 22, 2012

Q. One of our employees is expecting a baby and would like to count the time she spends at pregnancy-related doctor’s appointments as FMLA leave. Are we...

FMLA: Count reduced-hours accommodation

  • April 22, 2012

Here’s something to consider when you approve a disabled employee’s request for a reduced work schedule as a reasonable accommodation: You can count the...

FMLA: Flare-ups every Friday? Check it out

  • February 29, 2012

While employees with chronic medical conditions are typically entitled to FMLA leave, such intermittent absences are fertile ground for abuse. After all, an employee...

DOL releases updated FMLA forms

  • February 20, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor has released new updated FMLA certification and notification forms used by employers. The forms expire in May 2018.

DOL Issues New FMLA Forms … Sort Of

  • February 16, 2012

Even after the start of 2012, the model FMLA certification and notification forms provided by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) still carried an expriation date of...