Guidance on the Family and Medical Leave Act, leave banks, leaves of absence, maternity leave, etc.
Provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
How does FMLA affect Federal and State anti-discrimination laws?
What if an employer provides more generous benefits than required by FMLA?
Do State laws providing family and medical leave still apply?
Answers common questions about the FMLA from workers and employers
Assistance with compliance to the Family and Medical Leave Act
How employees learn of their FMLA rights and obligations, and what employers can require of employees
Also an optional form that may be used to obtain a medical certification from a health care provider
FMLA resources and forms for employers
US Dept of Labor response to FMLA requirements
What records must an employer keep to comply with the FMLA?
What Special Rules Apply to Employees of Schools?
Explains basic provisions of the law and the rights and responsibilities of employers & employees
FLSA does not require payment for time not worked such as attending a funeral
FLSA does not require payment for time not worked such as holidays, some government contracts do
Family Medical Leave Act expanded its definition of parent-child relationship in 2010
Discussion of the results of a court case from the Eighth US Circuit Court of Appeals - 2010
FLSA does not require payment for time not worked such as jury duty, some state laws do
FLSA does not require payment for time not worked such as personal leave
Example of a policy and procedure for leaves in use at a major university
Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities for the Family and Medical Leave Act
There are no federal legal requirements for paid sick leave except for FMLA
Federal law does not require require payment for vacation, but some government contracts do
Federal law requirements
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