Blawg100HonoreeBadgeMy dear blog readers:

I am delighted to announce that our FMLA Insights blog has been selected for the fifth consecutive year as one of the Top 100 Legal Blogs of 2015 by the ABA Journal! In its 9th Annual ABA Journal Blawg 100, we were only one of six employment blogs to receive the honor.

I am honored and humbled by the many attorneys, HR and leave professionals and other friends of the blog who nominated our blog for this honor. In this week of all weeks, I am so thankful for your support of my little FMLA blog. Thousands subscribe to the blog, and tens of thousands more visit our site every month. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

If you are not subscribed to our blog, please enter your email in the box to the right so that our posts can be sent directly to your Inbox, or feel free to add us to your RSS feed.

Congrats to the other employment blogs who made the list – they are worth the read:  Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook, Robin Shea’s Employer and Labor Insider, and Donna Ballman’s Screw You Guys, I’m Going Home,  A hearty congratulations to my friend Jon Hyman, whose Ohio Employer’s Law Blog, was voted into the blogging Hall of Fame this year!

Much to be thankful for this year.  Happy Thanksgiving!


P.S. Some of you may not be familiar with the ABA or the ABA Journal.  Here is some background, so you have some context for our blogging award:

About the American Bar Association (ABA) 

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.  Quick note: On December 1, 2015, I will be a panelist in an ABA webinar entitled, “FMLA: The Basics that You Need to Know“! This webinar will be of benefit to your colleagues just getting started out administering FMLA. Please register here!

About the ABA Journal

The ABA Journal is the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association, and it is read by half of the nation’s 1.1 million lawyers every month. It covers the trends, people and finances of the legal profession from Wall Street to Main Street to Pennsylvania Avenue. features breaking legal news updated as it happens by staff reporters throughout every business day, a directory of more than 4,000 lawyer blogs, and the full contents of the magazine.