Tag: short-term disability

Question: During a complicated pregnancy, what happens if an employee uses all 12 weeks of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave prior to the birth? What about workers’ compensation, state disability, and company provided disability? Does the employer have to give the employee all of the payment options and permit the employee to decide?…

Question:  Can an employer require employees to use accumulated vacation as part of the time off during a FMLA leave? Answer: Under the FMLA regulations, if an employee chooses to substitute accrued paid leave for FMLA leave, he or she may do so. If an employee does not choose to substitute accrued paid leave, the…

Question: Can an employer recover the medical premiums paid for an employee if the employee goes on long-term disability? Answer: From the facts presented, this employee has been on short-term disability and federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave and is now applying for long-term disability based upon her inability to return to work….