Tag: certification

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 […]

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.

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).