Labor Department Issues New Opinion Letters

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued three new Opinion Letters last week. The first Opinion Letter, FLSA2019-1, addresses minimum wage and overtime for residential janitors. In...

Paid Family and Medical Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a federal law that provides unpaid, job-protected leave for eligible employees working for covered employers. FMLA...

Misleading Statements Support FMLA Interference

A recent case from the federal district court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin demonstrates the consequences for a supervisor's inaccurate or misleading statements with...

FMLA Forms Not Expiring After All

On July 30, 2018, we reported that the Department of Labor (DOL) might issue updated model forms for employers to use in administering Family and...

Medical Certification Forms and Bonding Time

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows employers to require an employee to submit a certification from a health care provider to support the...