Tag: family and medical leave

Granting Family Leave
Posted in Time Off

Use Caution When Granting Family Leave Before Employee Is Eligible

My employee wants to take 12 weeks off for child bonding, but he has worked for us for only 11 months so he’s not eligible…

How to Track Family Leave When Workweek Includes a Holiday
Posted in FMLA/CFRA

How to Track Family Leave When Workweek Includes a Holiday

We have an employee that is currently on California Family Rights Act (CFRA)/Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave and will be using leave during…

designated person
Posted in Time Off

Employees May Use Sick/Family Leaves for Designated Person

My employee requested time off to care for her neighbor who just had surgery. Do I have to grant her request? Although a neighbor previously…

Posted in Workers' Compensation

Workers’ Comp: Ways to Protect Employee’s Health Benefits

We have an employee who has been on workers’ compensation leave for a few months. How long do we have to continue to pay for…

Posted in Disabilities Termination Time Off

Things to Consider When Deciding on Disability Leave Extension

We have an employee who has been out on disability for almost a year, but we can’t let him go because he’s on disability. What…

Posted in Time Off

California Family Rights Act Leave Raises Issues, Questions

My employee used her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)/California Family Rights Act (CFRA) time last year to care for her mother. Now she wants…

Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

New Federal COVID Law Includes Option to Offer Paid Sick Leave

I remember reading that the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was scheduled to expire on December 31, 2020. Do I need to pay anything…

Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

FFCRA Back-To-School Questions Answered

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) clarified how the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (FFCRA) leave provisions apply to certain school closure scenarios….