Family Medical Leave Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) was enacted as HR 6201 and signed into law on March 18th, 2020. The Act consists of three divisions which are relevant to the provision of family and medical and sick leave and providing for tax credits in connection with the mandatory family and medical and

On Thursday, March 26, 2015 a U.S. District Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction, staying the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) final rule that would expand certain leave protections for same-sex couples under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. § 2611

Even if you are using the most current model FMLA forms from the U.S. Department of Labor, some of those forms “expire” at the end of February. When an employee advises his or her employer of the need (or possible need) for FMLA-qualifying leave, the employer must timely provide the employee with a “Notice of