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DOL Opines That Parent’s Attendance at IEP Conference Warrants FMLA Leave

In an August 8, 2019 opinion letter, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) shed some light on what counts as “caring for” a family member under the FMLA. In Opinion Letter FMLA2019-2-A, the WHD found that a parent was entitled to take intermittent FMLA leave to attend a meeting at her...… Continue Reading The post DOL Opines That Parent’s Attendance at IEP Conference Warrants FMLA Leave appeared first on Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog.
August 20, 2019

Are You Coming In Today? An FMLA Intermittent Leave Toolkit

            Intermittent leave continues to present some of the most exasperating FMLA issues. In March, the San Diego-based Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) issued a white paper showing the findings of its annual 2016 Employer Leave Management Survey, which involved 1,132 U.S. employers of all sizes. According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), … Continue Reading The post Are You Coming In Today? An FMLA Intermittent Leave Toolkit appeared first on Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog.
April 3, 2017

Disability and Leave Law Under President Trump: What’s Next?

Since Election Day, prognosticators and pundits have been speculating about how the Trump Administration’s actions will impact existing laws and regulations. Now that President Trump and his team have hit the ground running, what can we expect from the Department of Labor (including OFCCP), the EEOC and the President’s own executive actions in the areas … Continue Reading The post Disability and Leave Law Under President Trump: What’s Next? appeared first on Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog.
January 26, 2017

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