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FMLA LEAVES – Get Your Files In Order for DOL Audits

FMLA LEAVES – Get Your Files In Order for DOL Audits We last gave you some Dos and Don’ts regarding leaves.  Now, we update that the Department of Labor (“DOL”) is increasing Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) audits and investigations, so employers are well advised to get FMLA policies...

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FMLA LEAVES – Dos and Don’ts

FMLA LEAVES – Dos and Don’ts Employer Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) mistakes often result in employee lawsuits. Here are some Dos:    •Ensure absent employees promptly notify (1) a designated company manager of their absence, usually the employee’s manager; and (2) a designated company person, whether in-house or...

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Employers:  FMLA Audits Planned by DOL

Employers:  FMLA Audits Planned by DOL The Department of Labor (DOL) stated that it would increase Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and wage and hour audits of employers.  Of particular attention are employers in the warehouse and logistics industries.  Employers should prepare now, as a FMLA violation often leads...

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Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. PAID LEAVE ENTITLEMENTS Generally, employers covered...

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