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Paid Breaks Under FMLA?

Paid Breaks Under FMLA?

The Department of Labor issued an interesting Opinion Letter this morning that clarifies when you have to pay for a break and when you don't based ...
7 Things You Can Do for Simple FMLA Administration

7 Things You Can Do for Simple FMLA Administration

Administering FMLA in-house can present some challenges. Here are 7 things you can do to simplify your process. 1) Use a tracking sheet to capture ...
3 Steps to Addressing FMLA Abuse

3 Steps to Addressing FMLA Abuse

1. Non-Disciplinary Conversation Your first step to should be to find out why the employee’s absences have increased, or are always on Fridays, or ...
5 Things to Include When You’re Training Your Managers

5 Things to Include When You’re Training Your Managers

Spoiler alert . . . it's not the 1250 hours rule.
5 Easy Steps for the FMLA Beginner

5 Easy Steps for the FMLA Beginner

1. Read the DOL’s FAQ’s It seems like cheating to just refer you to another website for valuable FMLA information, but the Department of Labor’s ...
FMLA, Millenials

Millennials and FMLA

It’s called a “Side Hustle”. If you’re a Baby Boomer or Gen X’er then you probably know it as “Moonlighting”. Sometimes part-time jobs fall into this category, but more often a side hustle is an individual, entrepreneurial endeavor that someone takes on to earn a little cash in addition to their full-time gig.