Category: FMLA/CFRA

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) FMLA/CFRA

Calculating Leave Eligibility When Company Closed Temporarily

Our company shut down in March due to the coronavirus, and then reopened the first of June. Now one of my employees is asking to…

FMLA forms
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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

U.S. DOL Revises FMLA Forms

In June, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) revised the optional Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms to make them easier to understand for…

California Senate CFRA Expansion Bills
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California Legislature Advances Two CFRA Expansion Bills

The California Legislature is continuing to march through its regular legislative calendar, and two bills in particular could dramatically alter the California Family Rights Act…

The new FFCRA regulations require employees to provide notice to their employers about their need to take either paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) FMLA/CFRA Time Off

Required FFCRA Documentation, Recordkeeping for New Federal Paid Leave (COVID-19)

The new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has dominated employers’ attention with its provisions for emergency paid sick leave and expanded family and medical…

No April Fools’ Day joke – new federal paid sick leave and expanded FMLA law is effective today!
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) FMLA/CFRA Posters and Notices Time Off

Reminder: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Now Effective

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), federal legislation President Trump signed on March 18, 2020, providing paid sick leave (PSL) and emergency family and…

The U.S. DOL has released their “first guidance” on the FFCRA, including a FAQs.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) FMLA/CFRA Posters and Notices Time Off

Guidance and Poster Issued for Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

After President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on March 18, 2020, providing paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave…

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DOL Opinion: Using FMLA Leave to Attend Child’s Special Education Meetings

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued an opinion letter confirming that parents may take time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA Time Off

Taking FMLA Leave to Help a Drug-Addicted Child

My employee asked to take time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to care for her drug addicted son, who is well…

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DOL Opinion Letter Provides Guidance on FMLA Leave

On March 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter that provides clarity on how employers designate Family and Medical Leave…

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Grandma Asks for FMLA for Grandbaby

My employee wants to take federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave when her daughter has a baby. Can I deny her request? Typically,…