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The Department of Labor Proposes to Redefine “Spouse” in the FMLA

The Department of Labor has proposed to redefine “spouse” under the FMLA in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor, striking down DOMA.  The FMLA provides unpaid leave for eligible employees to care for their spouse due to the … Continue reading

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More of the FMLA Quiz Show

I’m glad to see you back for the second half of the FMLA Quiz Show.  I’ll dive right in to the videos.  Enjoy. Question:  How often can recertification be requested? Question:  What can be done to manage intermittent leave abuse? … Continue reading

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FMLA Quiz Show

Well, it’s not exactly a quiz show, but here are some questions and answers to the Family and Medical Leave questions that have been keeping you up at night. Question 1:  Can FMLA leave be counted against an employee when … Continue reading

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Family and Medical Leave Act Amendments May Impact Company Policies

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) policies have been the subject of many changes over the past several years. The FMLA entitles an eligible employee to take up to 12 weeks (and in some situations 26 weeks) of unpaid leave … Continue reading

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New FMLA Forms

On the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Department of Labor issued a final rule implementing various expansions of the FMLA. I will discuss those changes in a future post but, for now, … Continue reading

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