Tag: Adoption

Question: When an employee seeks “baby bonding” time, what documentation is required? Answer: For the purposes of baby bonding, there is not a specific documentation that is necessary. You can require a birth certification, court order for foster placement, or adoption documents for determination of the 12-month period the leave may be used following birth.

Question: What documentation is required for bonding after adoption for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) time off? Answer: Typically, employers require a birth certificate or adoption papers to grant an employee’s request for leave for bonding after adoption. Some employers have devised a form to be completed and certified by the placement professional or agency, which…