Have you ever made a rash decision that you wish you could take back the second you made it? ...more
We have become more aggressive on suspected cases of FMLA abuse and, as a result, we have sent a greater number of employees for second and third opinions after they turn in medical certification. Once we have received the...more
Employers often outsource to third party administrators the task of managing their FMLA processes. Under this model, the TPA handles FMLA requests, paperwork and approvals instead of the employer's human resources or...more
Over the past month, as we recognized the 20th Anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, advocates for employees and employers have been clamoring for changes to the Act. ...more
This scenario is all too familiar for employers: shortly before Christmas, your employee requests vacation leave for Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Due to seniority or the employee's last minute request for time off, her...more
California employers should take action promptly to ensure compliance with new state disability and pregnancy disability regulations.
On December 26, California's Office of Administrative Law approved new disability...more