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19 Jul 2018
Q&A: We heard a rumor that an employee out on FMLA was seen exercising at a park. How should be handle this situation?

Question: We heard a rumor that an employee out on FMLA was seen exercising at a park. How should handle this situation? Answer from Margaret, PHR, SHRM-CP: I recommend proceeding...

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31 May 2018
Q&A: How do I track FMLA leave?

Question: How do I track FMLA leave? Answer from Sarah, PHR, SHRM-CP: After determining that a leave is covered by FMLA, you should begin tracking time against the 12-week entitlement....

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24 May 2018
Q&A: Can I ask an employee if she’s pregnant?

Question: Can I ask an employee if she's pregnant? Answer from Angela, PHR: We recommend you not ask an employee if she’s pregnant. Generally, employers may not inquire about an...

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03 May 2018
Q&A: We have over 50 employees, so I know the FMLA applies to us, but how do I determine whether an employee is eligible? And what do I do if they are?

Question: We have over 50 employees, so I know the FMLA applies to us, but how do I determine whether an employee is eligible? And what do I do if...

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10 Jan 2018
Q&A: One of our employees says they have a “serious health condition”… Can you tell me what the requirements are here?

Question: One of our employees says they have a “serious health condition” and need to take time off for treatment. Can you tell me what the requirements are here? Answer...

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10 Aug 2017
Q&A: How do we calculate whether we’re covered under FMLA?

Question: How do we calculate whether we’re covered under FMLA? Answer from Margaret, PHR, SHRM,-CP To be covered under FMLA, private sector employers need to employ 50 or more employees...

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06 Apr 2017
Q&A: What happens if an employee’s FMLA time has run out, but they say they’re not able to return to work?

Question: What happens if an employee’s FMLA time has run out, but they say they’re not able to return to work? Answer from Sarah, PHR, SHRM-CP: Even if an employee...

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