Tag: Family Medical Leave Act

Question: I have always understood workers’ compensation injuries that are accepted by the carrier are not to be charged against their potential FMLA leave because the injury is not the employee’s fault, but my colleagues think that is not true. What is the right answer? Answer: Leaves caused by workers’ compensation injuries or illnesses may run concurrently…

Question: Can you provide a link for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms? Answer: The links below provide Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notices from the Department of Labor, as well as best practice steps in administering the leave while utilizing these forms. The Best Practice Steps to Administering a Family and Medical…

Question: Do candidates for military leave have the same eligibility requirements as Family and Medical Leave Act; for example, 12 months, 1,250 hours, etc.? Answer: There are two laws related to military leave: one is for the service member, and the other is for the family members of service members. (1)    The Uniformed Services Employment…

Question: Does military leave up to five years apply to family members of a military person as well? Answer: There are two laws related to military leave; one is for the service member, and the other is for the family members of service members. Family members are not entitled to five years of leave. The…