Tag: reduced work schedule

Question:  Does an employer need to accommodate a reduced work scheduled, as suggested by a doctor, if FMLA has been exhausted? If so, do benefits need to be maintained if hours have fallen below full-time? Answer:  Yes.  As long as the reduced hours or other restrictions can be reasonably accommodated without posing undue hardship for…

Question: We have an employee who applied for FMLA for a surgical procedure, and the leave was granted.  The surgery was postponed but she is under doctor’s orders to work a reduced schedule.  Would this qualify as intermittent FMLA leave if she is only working part-time due to her medical condition? Answer: You are correct. …