Employees Decline Available Family And Medical Leave At Their Own Risk – Court Ruling Requires Employee To Affirmatively Request

Posted by Jeffrey Davis on

It comes as no surprise that federal and state medical leave statutes authorize eligible employees to take time off to care for ailing family members.  Moreover, under both the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) (collectively “family-medical leave”), employees are not required to expressly mention the FMLA […]

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The U.S. Department of Labor Publishes New Regulations for FMLA Military Caregiver Leave and Qualifying Exigency Leave

Posted by Daniel Klingenberger on

On February 6, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published final regulations related to the Military Family Leave components of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  The FMLA applies to employers with 50 or more employees and is similar in many respects to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA).  One area in which […]

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