HR Management & Compliance

New FMLA regulations explained

A special issue of HR Hero Line, a free weekly e-zine from HR Hero and employment law attorneys who are part of the Employers Counsel Network, took an in-depth look at the new FMLA regulations that go into effect January 16 and what they mean to employers.

10 key changes in new FMLA regulations” by Susan M. Webman details 10 issues that the new Famuily and Medical Leave Act rules address, including substituting time off, employees’ waiver of FMLA rights, light duty work, and employee and employer notification requirements. Webman and her colleague David Fortney at the law firm of Fortney & Scott, LLC, and Rodney Satterwhite of the law firm McGuireWoods LLP will present a 90 minute audio conference on the new FMLA regulations and another audio conference on changes the new FMLA regs have made to intermittent leave.

HR Hero also has an article on the final FMLA regs regarding family of members of the armed services.

3 thoughts on “New FMLA regulations explained”

  1. I sent your question to attorney Julie Athey and she said the answer is that the employer may deduct all time missed from an employee’s FMLA allotment, regardless of whether it it a full or partial day. This includes exempt employees.

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