Your employees are using more FMLA

fmla.jpegAccording to FMLASource, employee requests for Family and Medical Leave Act leave rose over 10% in 2010. The top reasons for FMLA absences:

1. personal illness/injury,

    2. caring for a child, and
    3. caring for an elderly relative

With a rise in claims coupled with recent amendments to the FMLA, now is a good time to make sure that your business has a strong, written FMLA policy and is otherwise prepared to address employee requests for FMLA leave in 2011.

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