Tag: intermittent leave

ADA

5 Steps to Help Employers Stay Compliant with the ADA

To help ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), there are five steps employers can take, according to Dana Connell of Littler Mendelson, P.C. and Matt Morris, VP of FMLASource, ComPsych Corporation—both presenters at SHRM’s 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition in New Orleans.

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FMLA Training Scenario: Reduced Schedule Leave Request Vexes Employer

Here we present a leave-related workplace scenario—inspired by an actual court case—that’s intended to help HR professionals better understand an employer’s responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  This scenario involves an employee who can no longer work overtime due to a medical condition—but the employer says that working overtime is an essential […]

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FMLA Training Scenario: Doctor’s Note Requirements for Intermittent Leave

Here we present a leave-related workplace scenario intended to help HR professionals better understand an employer’s responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  We present the “facts” of the scenario (inspired by an actual court case) and explain where the employer went wrong and what they may have done differently.  This scenario involves […]

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Managing Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leave: Fluctuating Work Schedules

This article series addresses some of the most confusing real world problems surrounding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the last installment, we focused on managing leave duration and the limits that can and cannot be placed on intermittent and reduced schedule leave. Here we’ll focus on managing intermittent and reduced schedule leave […]

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Intermittent Leave: Pregnant Employees and Curbing Abuse

In the last installment, we covered the rules regarding Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) intermittent leave. This article will focus on intermittent leave regarding pregnant employees. Curbing abuse of intermittent leave for pregnant employees can be difficult due to the permissive approach taken by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to FMLA leave during […]

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Ask the Expert: ‘Excessive’ Intermittent Leave Impacts Employee’s Performance

We have a team member who is currently on an intermittent leave certified at up to 12 days per month. Her scheduled hours are Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day. She misses her maximum amount of days every month. Is there some sort of threshold that we can refer to when it comes to […]

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