FMLA Guidelines At A Glance

Employees often request time-off for FMLA purposes.  FMLA is the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993.  It was introduced to help employees take care of family members who are experiencing certain illness or injuries requiring more than 3 work-days to recover.  The act itself is there to help both the ... Read More

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How Do Employees Abuse FMLA, and What Can Employers Do to Limit That Abuse?

When Congress passed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in 1993, it certainly did so with the best of intentions:  American workers should not fear losing their jobs simply because they or a member of their family experiences a serious ... Read More

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Top Family Medical Leave Act FAQs

FMLA requirements can be far from easy to understand at face value, and these FAQs can help you get a deeper understanding of the act.

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What are the minimum requirements for including FMLA information in the employee handbook?

If you are an employer covered under the FMLA, you are required to prominently display a general notice outlining employees' benefits and rights under the act, and how they can report any violations. The information in this notice should also be included in your employee handbook ... Read More

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Family and Medical Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 essentially requires employers to offer their employees unpaid, job-protected leave. The act, passed by President Clinton, provides more rights for employees.

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May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Bladder cancer is the 5th most commonly diagnosed form of cancer, but it ranks 27th on the list of federal research funds ... Read More

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Employer’s FMLA Requirements, Rights and Responsibilities

If you are an employer who is covered by the FMLA, you have specific rights and responsibilities covered by the law. FMLA requirements mandate that you have the following rights and responsibilities.

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5 Guidelines on Managing Intermittent Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) passed about twenty years ago still has a lot of implications for job-protected, unpaid leave in today's workplace. The FMLA balances workplace demands and family needs.

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In What Circumstances Can an Employer Deny FMLA?

Ever since it became a law in 1993, the FMLA or federal Family and Medical Leave Act, gives eligible employees the right to 12 workweeks of  unpaid leave each year, if certain conditions are met. During this tenure, the employee's job is protected, health benefits, if any, ... Read More

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A QuickStart Guide to FMLA Posting Requirements

All employers who are covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are required by the Department of Labor (DoL) to display a General FMLA notice in a conspicuous place. This poster will explain the FMLA's requirements, instruct employees on their rights and ... Read More

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