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Avoiding Common FMLA Mistakes

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires that covered employers give their employees up to 12 weeks per year of job-protected, unpaid leave for specific family and medical reasons. The employee has access to the same group insurance while on leave that he or she would have if still at work. Due to the significance of the coverage, it is important that employers avoid these common FMLA mistakes. Late FMLA Request-Filing Once an employee has a need to take leave, their supervisor should report this to HR as soon as possible. The FMLA period does not begin until the Read more