Tag: documentation

Question: What documentation is required to properly terminate an employee? Answer: The best practice is to review requirements for the state in which an employee works; many states have requirements specific to their locale. Employee termination packets generally consist of required federal and state documents as well as those that are company or industry specific….

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: Does an employer have to use the Department of Labor’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms, or can the employer accept a medical note from the employee’s physician? Answer: The Department of Labor has developed optional forms for use in obtaining medical certification, including second and third opinions, from health care providers that…

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…