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Department of Labor Republishes FMLA Forms

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has republished certain FMLA forms with a new expiration date.
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Categories: Benefits in General, Compliance, Health Care in General | Tags: FMLA , Serious Health Condition , FMLA Model Forms

DOL Publishes Guide and Poster for FMLA

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced two new documents for employers to use regarding their obligations under and administration of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); an Employer’s Guide to FMLA and a new FMLA General Notice poster.
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Categories: Benefits in General, Compliance | Tags: FMLA , DOL
In an “extraordinary remedy” the federal district court for the states of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Nebraska issued a preliminary injunction on the enforcement of the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) rule in those 4 states that was set to go into effect across the country on March 27,2015 that would have provided employees that were legally married elsewhere to same sex spouses and reside in those states with FMLA rights to care for their same sex spouse or that spouse’s family members un...
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Categories: Benefits in General, Compliance | Tags: same sex , marriage , FMLA

DOL Clarifies Same-Sex Spousal FMLA Rights

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Last week, the DOL issued a Final Rule regarding the definition of "spouse" under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) effective March 27, 2015. Employers and human resources consultants will want to be aware of the changes the Final Rule makes to prior guidance on the application of FMLA for same-sex spouses.
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Categories: Benefits in General, Compliance | Tags: same sex , fmla