Elective Surgery and FMLA Leave

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 09/14/18
Filed As: Employee Leave

As a covered employer, how do you respond to a healthy, but otherwise-qualified employee who requests FMLA leave for an elective procedure such as cosmetic surgery?

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FMLA Medical Certifications: What If My Employee Does Not Return the Form?

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 04/27/18
Filed As: Employee Leave

Generally speaking, if you issue an employee FMLA paperwork and they refuse to return a certification to you, you’ll want to address this noncompliance.

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“But she’s like a daughter to me!” Avoid this FMLA pitfall.

Gina LiVolsi By Gina LiVolsi, on 03/9/18
Filed As: Employee Leave

As an employer, you are surely aware that the FMLA entitles an eligible employee to take up to 12 workweeks of job-protected leave to care for a son, daughter, or parent with a serious health condition.

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