Intermittent FMLA Leave May Not Be a "Blank Check"

Intermittent FMLA leave can be a complicated issue for employers and often seems like a "blank check" for FMLA leave. Intermittent FMLA leave can also create confusion as to the ability of an employee to perform the essential functions of a job. Depending on the type of work an employee does, our federal appellate court may have given Iowa employers some direction in handling these difficult situations.

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