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Posts Tagged "FMLA"

FMLA Study Slated for 2011

Hilda Solis, Secretary of the United States Department of Labor, announced that the Wage and Hour Division will conduct of survey in 2011 of how employees are using leave under the Family and Medical leave Act (FMLA), as well as the effects of the latest regulatory changes.  This is the latest of several surveys done […]

U.S. Department of Labor Clarifies “In Loco Parentis” Under the FMLA

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued guidance intended to clarify the definition of “son or daughter” in the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) as it applies to an employee standing in loco parentis to a child. Administrator’s Interpretation 2010-3, issued June 22, 2010, was generated in response to several requests for additional […]

Inability to Perform Essential Job Function Doesn’t Shield Employee Under ADA, Second Circuit Rules

The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (which covers the states of New York, Connecticut and Vermont) recently ruled that an employee who is otherwise protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) would not be shielded if chronically absent from a job for which attendance is an essential job function. The Court ruled […]

President Makes It Easier for Flight Crews to Qualify for FMLA

On December 21, 2009, President Obama signed into law the Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act, which gives Flight attendants and airline pilots eligibility for leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  Because of the way flight crew hours are calculated, i.e. by number of hours in the air, not number of hours actually […]

President Obama Expands Military Leave Provisions of the FMLA

On October 29, 2009, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (“NDAA”), which introduced expanded  provisions for military leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”).  Military leave provisions under the FMLA were originally introduced in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, signed by President […]