Guidance on federal, state and key municipal laws governing family and medical leave, including which employers and employees are covered, notice and documentation requirements, managing intermittent and reduced schedule leave requests and reinstatement obligations.

Federal Law and Guidance

This section helps HR professionals understand the extremely technical nature of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), including: which employers are covered; which employees are eligible; how to respond, designate, calculate and track leave; how to manage intermittent and reduced schedule leave; reinstatement obligations, and more. In addition, HR professionals can learn ways to combat FMLA fraud and abuse and understand when an employee's FMLA situation intersects with another law or laws, giving rise to additional compliance obligations.

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