The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires a minimal amount of information to be posted in prominent areas of the workplace and included in employee policy manuals. In addition, the law requires information to be communicated to employees after they have provided notice of their need for leave. Some employers think the minimum is sufficient when it comes to the FMLA. My advice: Do more than what is required under the law.
Maria Reed, a client relations manager for the absence management division of F&H Solutions Group, is responsible for assisting and advising clients on how to comply with FMLA. Find out more in the January 2013 edition of Words on Wise Management.