Yesterday, we looked at how to properly calculate Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for employees who work nonstandard shifts. Today, we present a related question: What happens when an exempt employee comes into work for just part of the day before having to leave?
FMLA: Family & Medical Leave Act
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is tricky enough for employees who work standard schedules. But how do you calculate FMLA time for employees (such as fire personnel) who work 24 hours on and 48 hours off, or employees who work 10- or 12-hour shifts? BLR® Senior Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld spells it all out for us today.
In yesterday’s Advisor, attorney Ted Boehm explained the rules governing deductions in pay for nonexempt employees (and how to avoid the pitfalls); today, he presents the facts regarding deductions and exempt workers.
In yesterday’s Advisor attorneys Deanna Brinkerhoff and Cathleen Yonahara offered 10 tips for successful telecommunicating; today, their take on the legal issues that challenge companies with telecommuters.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we began our presentation of the results of BLR’s 2014 Employee Leave Survey; today, results concerning specific types of leave. How does your organization measure up?
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6. Failure to Pay Correctly
Yes, it’s the pay thing. Zandy’s danger zones are:
[Go here for the first part of the discussion on pregnancy discrimination]
May an employer require a pregnant employee who is able to perform her job to take leave at any point in her pregnancy or after childbirth?
On July 14 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination accompanied by an extensive and practical Q&A. The new guidance, the first to address pregnancy discrimination since 1983, focuses on how the 2008 amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may apply to employees with pregnancy-related disabilities.