Tag: Charlie Plumb

5 Tips for Managing Intermittent FMLA Leave

Managing intermittent FMLA leave while minimizing fraud and abuse can be a challenge. But there are ways to try to make the process as smooth as possible. Follow these 5 tips: Confirm eligibility Restrict intermittent leave to only what the law allows and ensure it’s taken properly Use medical certifications Train supervisors to get it […]

Q&A on How HR Can Handle FMLA Leave and Suspected Abuse

Must an employer grant FMLA leave to an employee to care for a child’s serious health condition after the child is an adult and no longer lives with the employee? Can an employee take intermittent FMLA leave for baby bonding? What should an employer do who suspects FMLA leave abuse? These questions and more were […]

Appeals Court Rejects Key Provisions of Oklahoma Immigration Law

By Charles S. Plumb Yesterday’s ruling by a federal court of appeals stops enforcement of key portions of Oklahoma’s sometimes controversial immigration law known as House Bill 1804. First, a brief history. House Bill 1804 went into effect on November 1, 2007, and its business-related immigration provisions were immediately challenged in court. On June 4, […]