What do you do when one of your employees has informed you of what clearly is an FMLA-triggering event (she needs to care for her dad who is seriously ill in the hospital), but then tells you she doesn't want the absence...more
Let's put our heads together on this one. You see, it appears as though far too many employees have bought into the notion that their employer is always responsible for the cost of obtaining medical certification to support...more
Q: We have an exempt, managerial employee who in this past year took all 12 weeks of FMLA leave, and six additional weeks of unpaid leave. He also was intermittently absent for digestive problems to the tune of about four...more
Over the past several months, a number of employers have asked me when the Department of Labor would be issuing the Spanish version of its new DOL poster (which accounts for the new regulations issued earlier this year). The...more
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Have your employees have become so evasive in their requests for medical leave that you feel like signing Pink...more
Employers, can we have a heart to heart? I need to get something off my chest. ...more
Have you ever doubted whether one of your employees actually was fit to return to work from a leave of absence? ...more