Archive for the ‘FMLA’ Category

As we start the New Year, employers would be wise to conduct an audit of their employee handbooks to make sure they are up-to-date and legally compliant.  What are some of the top issues you will want to be aware of regarding potential changes for 2016?  There are many. First and foremost, you will want […]


If an employee takes FMLA leave due to a serious health condition which makes it unable for them to perform the job duties they were hired to do, is it really alright for them to continue working at a different job? The answer is YES – unless your organization specifically prohibits it. So your ability […]


Melissa Fleischer, Esq. recently was a guest speaker on the Legal Talk Network’s episode of Workers Comp Matters.  In this episode host Alan Pierce interviews Melissa Fleischer, Esq.  from HR Learning Center LLC. This podcast will provide you with information regarding FMLA, ADA and workers’ compensation claim rights and duties. http://www.hrlearningcenter.com/legaltalkshow.aspx    


Without a doubt, one of the most legalistic and complicated of the employment laws is clearly the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). I have found that there are really ten easy steps that HR should use to ensure legal compliance with the FMLA. Also, keep in mind that although I am focusing on the […]


The details tug the heart strings: A worker who was held hostage at gunpoint at her part-time job suffered post-traumatic anxiety and depression that caused her to take FMLA leave from her full-time job. While she escaped the hostage scenario without physical injuries, the emotional trauma lasted for years. To deal with it, she twice […]


Besides having become a virtual nightmare of legalistic forms and issues, the FMLA has allowed many employees to take advantage of their employer’s leave of absence policies and caused numerous headaches for HR.  This article will provide you with an overview of what you need to know as a seasoned HR Professional to take control […]


Melissa Fleischer recently was quoted by Susan Hash in a Pipeline article on FMLA.  View Article: https://hrlearningcenter.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/final-fmla-article-ccp2011031.pdf