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When You Don't Train Your Managers on the FMLA, You're Begging for This Kind of Smackdown

When a manager learns that one of his employees is in the hospital for several days, that’s almost always enough information for the employer to have an inkling that the employee may need FMLA leave. But one employer didn’t think so. And the penalty for its mistake was costly. Let me explain. The Facts Grace worked for the … Continue Reading

Disclosing an Employee's Medical Condition May Result in an Automatic FMLA Violation

This is a story about Scott. He has a medical condition affecting his genito-urinary system. In the words of my two-year old, Maggie, this condition sounds yucky. Like other employees with a genito-urinary disorder, Scott didn’t want his medical condition broadcast. To. Anyone. In requesting FMLA leave for his condition, Scott submitted medical certification containing “sensitive … Continue Reading
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