Apparently, Kim Kardashian isn’t the only one whose derrière seems to have transformed over the years.
According to data provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and published in a number of news outlets, butt implants and male breast reduction are now among the fastest-growing types of plastic surgery in the United States.
According to the ASPS, there were just under 16 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in 2015 — that shakes out to one in 16 adults. Since 2000, procedures to pump up your behind have surged 250%. ASPS also reported more than 68,000 breast reduction surgeries in 2015, and men accounted for more than 40% of those procedures.
Can an Employee Take FMLA Leave for Plastic Surgery?
As all good things in life come back to the FMLA, let me pose the question: Can your employee take FMLA leave for plastic surgery?
Make no butts about it, it is entirely possible.
- Involves an overnight stay in the hospital; or
- Complications develop as a result of the procedure.
Hat tip: To my friend Tiffany Passmore for passing along the perfect photo for this cheeky blog post!