Tag: Requirement

Question: Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), is the “50 employees in a 75-mile radius” used to determine a “covered employer”? Answer: There are two questions which determine coverage under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Is the employer a covered employer, and is the employee eligible? An employer covered by FMLA…

Question: Do we have to pay a nonexempt (hourly) employee to complete training courses outside of his normal working hours when it is a requirement for the job? Answer: The following information is excerpted from the U.S. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations: Employees who spend time at lectures, work courses, employer-sponsored training programs or employee…

Question: Do California employees have to exhaust vacation/sick leave before Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is granted or can they use such hours while on FMLA? Answer: California employers cannot require the use of paid time off before designating FMLA/CFRA (Family and Medical Leave Act/California Family Rights Act). Employers must follow the eligibility and…