Tag: Birth

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: Can an employee use Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) time for bonding after the child is born when a surrogate is used? Answer: “Bonding time” as a leave is an eligible event under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for cases such as adoption, foster placement, and birth, regardless of whether a…