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Connecticut Court Affirms Employer’s Request for Enhanced FMLA Certification

By John Herrington The requirements imposed by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) often present administrative difficulties for HR personnel. Indeed, the FMLA gives employees who request and take leave plenty of advantages and provides significant penalties for employers that fail to comply with their obligations under the Act.

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FMLA Notice Requirements: Employer Provisions

Any program or law designed to help someone is virtually guaranteed to be abused, and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is no exception. You’d think the fact that FMLA leave is unpaid would cut down on abuse, but there still are people who will try to play the FMLA system to protect their […]

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Managing Medical Certifications under FMLA: Recertification

This article series will cover managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the last installment we covered the authentication, clarification, and second opinions surrounding medical certification, here we’ll go over recertification. The FMLA regulations offer procedures for recertification.

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Managing Medical Certifications: Authentication, Clarification, And Second Opinions

This article series covers managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the previous article, we covered the how to request a medical certification, here we’ll go over authentication, clarification, and second opinions surrounding medical certification. The FMLA regulations offer procedures for authenticating and clarifying medical certifications.

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FMLA: Avoiding Mistakes

FMLA administration can be cumbersome—some may feel that’s a vast understatement!— which means it is rife with opportunities for mistakes. And an FMLA mistake can have repercussions that impact both the employer and the employee(s).

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