In this edition of our podcast, we discuss how an employer should properly administer FMLA leave when it is needed for pregnancy-related matters or upon the birth of the child. We tackle common questions such as:

  • Can an employer obtain medical certification of a pregnancy?
  • Is intermittent leave allowed for child-parent bonding time?
  • Are prenatal

In this edition of our podcast, we discuss some of the issues that can arise when an employee exhausts his or her available FMLA leave – and why immediate termination may be a risky move.

Listen to the January 2010 Franczek Radelet FMLA Insights podcast:


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In this very merry edition of our Podcast, we walk through the winter wonderland of FMLA leave, and discuss some common holiday-related FMLA issues, such as how to count FMLA leave during a holiday week.

Listen to the December 2009 Franczek Radelet FMLA Insights podcast:


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In this month’s podcast, we analyze recent FMLA amendments that expand an employee’s right to take leave due to “qualifying exigencies” arising from family members’ military service, and to care for family members injured in the course of military service.

The podcast also provides an overview of pending legislation that would require paid leave, expand

In this month’s podcast, we take a look at the myth that employers cannot follow up with an employee’s health care provider to clarify or authenticate a medical certification. While there are still some important limitations, the new FMLA rules provide employers with some additional flexibility in following up on medical certifications. We provide an