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FMLA Eligibility Review: Are All Your Employees Eligible?

How strong is your knowledge of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?  FMLA allows employees to take unpaid time off for certain family or medical reasons.  Many employers misapply the FMLA in their workplace because they do not fully understand its eligibility requirements.  Below, we review FMLA eligibility guidelines so you can ensure you are applying the law correctly. Employees who are eligible for FMLA can receive the following: 12 weeks of leave in a 12-month period for one of these reasons: The birth of a child and care of the newborn child within one year of birth The Read more