This book of questions and answers on administration of the Family and Medical Leave Act in the Federal sector is designed for HR practitioners. The book provides answers regarding day-to-day administration of FMLA, covering topics such as entitlement to leave under the Act, acting on FMLA requests, substitution of paid leave for unpaid FMLA leave, procedures for second and third opinions, the intersection of sick leave for family care and FMLA, how the MSPB, FLRA and EEOC have treated certain FMLA issues, and much more.
Copies of OPM Federal Register notices issued since 1993 are included, providing explanation of key concepts related to Federal sector FMLA leave. This edition also includes a chart outlining FMLA notice requirements, case listings, links to pertinent references available on the web, and a cover memo for WH-380 E & F Forms.
The 2015 update is the fourth revision to the book. This edition includes new case references and citations to updated OPM regulations. In addition, this version incorporates guidance based on the President's 1/15/2015 memorandum on leave for childbirth, adoption, and foster care and the subsequent OPM guidance issued on 4/16/2015.
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Originally released in December 2009 - Updated 2017 version available now
The Federal Manager's Everyday Guide to FMLA
In one handy reference get answers to the most common issues that managers face, including basic entitlements, responsibilities for invoking FMLA, determining what is a serious health condition, dealing with intermittent absence, care of service members and other similar issues.