Is Congress poised to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act again? Late last month, legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow employees who work part-time or for small employers up to two weeks of leave in connection with a family member’s military deployment, thereby expanding the qualifying exigency provisions
Employers Must Begin Using Updated FMLA Forms and Poster Starting March 8, 2013
Earlier this month, the Department of Labor issued final new rules regarding the amendments to military family leave, flight crew eligibility and a handful of other relatively minor issues. At the time, I covered those changes at some length here.
Perhaps a bit lost in the changes to the regulations, however, is the obligation to begin using updated…
DOL Issues Final Rule Implementing FMLA Amendments Expanding Military Family Leave and Leave for Airline Flight Crew Members
This week, the Department of Labor released its final rule implementing the Family and Medical Leave Act amendments under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010 (NDAA) and the Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act (AFCTCA). The final regulation also revises a handful of existing regulatory provisions, and removes the model FMLA forms from the appendices…
DOL Not Likely to Reverse Employer-Friendly FMLA Regulations Anytime Soon
Have you been concerned that the US Department of Labor in an Obama Administration might reverse many of the “employer-friendly” FMLA regulations that took effect in January 2009? According to the DOL, however, major changes to the regulations is unlikely to happen any time soon.
As first reported by Thompson Publishing, at a DOL…