Category: Leave Management, Policy, and Compliance

Managing employee leave is one of HR’s most annoying (and thankless) tasks. First of all, there’s the federal FMLA, which is notoriously difficult to manage, and commonly gamed by employees. Stack on top of that state leave laws that usually conflict with the plus various pregnancy and disability laws. And then there’s the plethora of other types of leave like bereavement, jury duty, and military leave, each of which has its own quirks and challenges. This topic explores this in depth.

FMLA-FLSA-ERISA: Another Bermuda Triangle?

In yesterday’s Advisor, we entered the Bermuda Triangle of HR—the dangerous waters where the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) intersect. Today, we’ll see what the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have to do […]