Category Archives: FMLA

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Intermittent Leave or Spring Break? Tips to Help Prevent FMLA Abuse

As spring turns into summer and the weather warms up, employers may notice an increase in employee absences. While spotty or unpredictable attendance can cause staffing issues and frustration for employers, certain absences, even irregular ones, may be protected under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). The FMLA entitles eligible employees to twelve workweeks … Continue Reading

FMLA Expanded To Include All Same-Sex Married Couples

Beginning on March 27, 2015, individuals in lawful same-sex marriages will be entitled to leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to care for their same-sex spouses regardless of the state in which they reside. The FMLA requires employers to give eligible employees up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave for the employee’s … Continue Reading