Or, should I say, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, if you don't you might find yourself in hot water. According to an opinion letter the Department of Labor issued last month, employers must designate FMLA eligible time as such, even if the employee would prefer to use sick leave or some other type … Continue reading You No Longer Just Should Run FMLA Leave Concurrently with Temporary Total Disability-Now You Have To
Organ Donors Qualify for Leave under the FMLA
This post has nothing to do with workers’ compensation. It has to do with FMLA leave, which is another hat some readers of this blog wear as well. I’m sure you’ve all heard over and over again about the “Bermuda Triangle” of Workers’ Comp/ADA/FMLA so I won’t belabor that point. Suffice it to say that … Continue reading Organ Donors Qualify for Leave under the FMLA
You Decided Not to Fire that Employee Who Was Off on FMLA Leave. Now They Want More Time Off……?????
The other week I discussed a case in which an employee who was certified for FMLA leave by their physician was terminated for not properly notifying their employer of their leave status. The employee brought an action against their employer for FMLA interference and ERISA violations. The Court granted summary judgment for the employer on the … Continue reading You Decided Not to Fire that Employee Who Was Off on FMLA Leave. Now They Want More Time Off……?????