Articles Posted in Family and Medical Leave


I had this great post planned for today about the millions of American workers who skip work the day after the Super Bowl — and what employers can do (legally) to address it.

Then, I remembered that I wrote about it back in 2020. So, since I’m feeling lazy pragmatic, you get to take a trip down memory lane.



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I think we all need a break from the COVID-19 vaccination posts. So, let’s address your second-favorite HR topic: FMLA leave administration!!!

Hey, put down that bottle! It’s only 8 am. Continue reading


I still don’t regret buying this Krusty The Clown buff. Not one bit.

On Monday, I’ll give you a thorough breakdown of yesterday’s CDC guidance for fully vaccinated individuals, including some initial thoughts on how to revise return-to-work/COVID-19 workplace policies.

But now I want to pick up where I left off yesterday with two more tips to combat Family and Medical Leave Act abuse. Continue reading

Shout out to the White House for providing plenty of blog fodder this week. On Tuesday, I told you about President Biden’s plan to unionize, like, everyone. Yesterday, the White House ordered that federal contractors soon pay a $15/hour minimum wage. I had planned to blog about that today, except the hits just keep on coming.

So, today, it’s paid family leave! Continue reading

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