FMLA Law News Update Jan. 22, 2015

By | January 22, 2015

Employer violated Wisconsin FMLA when it terminated unauthorized worker who took medical leave
Lexology (registration)
A Wisconsin court of appeals was not swayed by a recent argument that an employer did not violate the Wisconsin FMLA when the employer …

How mandated paid sick leave would impact Michigan employers
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog)
Yet, many employees already have these benefits by virtue of the FMLA. Since its enactment, employers have struggled with understanding, applying …

Obama asks for paid family leave in SOTU speech
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Congress enacted FMLA in 1993. That’s nine years and two presidential vetoes after the Women’s Legal Defense Fund wrote the original legislation.

Records say deputy fired for ‘poor attendance’
Jackson Sun
According to the records, “She exhausted all of her sick leave, annual leave, and unpaid FMLA. There was no leave available for a continued absence …

Obama’s Renewed Push For Paid Leave Is A Raw Deal For Women
… against employers who only allow workers to make use of unpaid leave mandated under the existing Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Reader asks how frequently a medical leave must be documented
Now, the company has changed its FMLA policy and requires a completed certification from my doctor every 30 days explaining why I need to …

City worker got family leave while in prison
MyFox Chicago
And when the worker’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) time off was exhausted, he applied for and received a personal leave of absence, the …

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