Family and Medical Leave Act

In an attempt to streamline the prior model notice of rights, certification, and designation forms under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently released new model forms, which covered employers may now start to use.  Employers may access the new forms on the DOL’s website.  While

Effective January 16, 2009, the United States Department of Labor promulgated new regulations applicable to the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). While the following contains only highlights of the recent rule changes, employers are well advised to make themselves aware of all modifications to the FMLA. 

Perhaps the most significant changes to the FMLA relate