An employee had to recertify his qualifying condition because of an established pattern of potential Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) misuse, but he failed to cooperate with the recertification process and didn’t provide the requested information. If he seeks FMLA protection for future absences, should we deny the request, or are we required to […]
Tag: Legal Compliance
Ambiguous and confusing communications by an employer and benefits administrator to an employee about her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and short-term disability (STD) leave requests created issues of fact for a trial to decide, a federal district court in Columbus recently ruled. Facts Abby Knaup worked for Molina Healthcare of Ohio from April […]
When an employee requests a leave of absence under the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the employer must provide a medical certification form to be completed by the employee’s health care provider. In this video, Michael Bansback of LeClairRyan explains your rights and responsibilities as an employer regarding the medical certification process. Barnsback presented […]
What are the 5 circumstances in which an employer can request FMLA recertification from an employee on leave? In this video, Mike Barnsback of LeClairRyan explains them.
Yesterday, we looked at telecommuting—aka “the benefit that keeps on giving” to both employees and employers. Today, our take on another low-cost yet highly beneficial activity you’re probably not spending enough time on: updating your job descriptions.