FMLA

Small Necessities: Your Duty to Provide Leave to Working Parents

Small Necessities: Your Duty to Provide Leave to Working Parents

Your employee wants to use two hours of PTO to attend a conference or a school event for a minor child.  You deny the request, reasoning that PTO should be taken in whole day increments for the purpose of vacations, and allowing the employee to take two hours of PTO may disrupt business operations for the day.  Are you complying with the law?

US Department of Labor Issues New FMLA Guidance

US Department of Labor Issues New FMLA Guidance

An employee requests the use of sick leave, vacation, or PTO to care for his ill mother.  Your first instinct (and the 100% correct one) is to set that FMLA process in motion.  But what if your employee wants to “save up” FMLA for scheduled surgery later in the year, or the expected birth of a child in a couple of months?  What do you do if your employee says, “thanks, but no thanks” to FMLA?

Michigan's New Paid Medical Leave Act- Effective Soon!

Michigan's New Paid Medical Leave Act- Effective Soon!

On December 14, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed two laws which modified the current minimum wage and paid sick leave legislation.  The changes are due to take effect on April 1, 2019.  The new law, “Paid Medical Leave Act”, will replace the current “Earned Sick Time Act,” which was only recently passed.  Under the new law there are several changes that will impact many businesses.  For starters, this applies to all businesses with 50 or more employees.

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