How about cutting the 50-employee requirement for covered employers in half?
So, if you have 25 or more employees working within 75 miles of one another, they would be eligible to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is in the news. In one breath, she announced that she is expecting twins, but will not be availing herself of her company’s generous maternity leave policy. Yahoo offers all new parents eight weeks of paid time off, and new...
by Annemarie Cleary
A growing number of businesses are considering “unlimited” leave policies for their exempt employees. Unlimited leave policies are excellent recruiting and retention tools that can foster a culture of trust and productivity...
Ok, I will admit it. I have read the FMLA regulations from front to back…several times. An even bigger admission – I actually enjoy reading the regulations.
While managing FMLA leave is not exactly a walk in the park, the regulations are...
It has been a long time since we talked about the Family and Medical Leave Act, but a couple of interesting and noteworthy decisions came out this week from Way Out West.
Our first case, from a federal district court in Oregon, answered the following...
by Keisha N. Jackson
Riddle me (you) this: A salaried employee has worked for your company for just two weeks. He gets sick and misses one full day of work. He has accrued a small number of hours in his leave bank but not enough to cover the whole...
Hispanics United of Buffalo -
The NLRB Goes Online!
by John Douglas
A little known feature of the federal law governing labor
relations in the private sector - the National
Labor Relations Act (NLRA) - is the right of even non-unionized employees...
Conventional wisdom says that when a sick or injured employee asks for time off, you should grant it within reason . For one, the EEOC says that hard-capped leave of absence policies violate the ADA . For another, if an employee, returning from an FMLA...
Yesterday, with my good buddies Casey Sipe and Jessica Miller-Merrell from Blogging4Jobs.com , I presented a webinar on the interplay between the Family and Medical Leave Act, state workers’ compensation laws, and the Americans with Disabilities...