Articles Posted in Family and Medical Leave


Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, employers may require an employee to comply with the employer’s usual and customary notice and procedural requirements for requesting leave, absent unusual circumstances.

But unless you fancy defending FMLA interference claims, the call-in procedures shouldn’t require an advanced degree. Continue reading


Well, if you count The Employer Handbook itself, which email gods magically deliver to blog subscriber email inboxes every weekday following weeknights where I haven’t had too many blog-inhibiting adult beverages, I’ve got three freebies today. Continue reading


If you’ve procrastinated all week, you still have a few hours to register for this week’s edition of The Employer Handbook Zoom Office Happy Hour, which returns today, October 28, 2022. We’re discussing leave rights and accommodations in hybrid and fully-remote workplaces.

Click here ( to register. Continue reading

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