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Department of Labor Issues Six New FMLA and FLSA Opinion Letters


Posted on October 4, 2018 in HR Insights for Health Care

Published by: Hall Render

They’re at it again! On August 28, 2018, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued six opinion letters. This was the second batch of opinion letters from the Wage and Hour Division in a matter of months. The Wage and Hour Division, which hadn’t published new opinion letters since 2010, previously issued... READ MORE

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Court gives FMLA “Treatment” the full treatment – What it is and what it isn’t


Posted on July 12, 2012 in HR Insights for Health Care

Written by: Stephen W. Lyman

When is “Treatment” actually treatment under the FMLA? Imagine that your employee who has been diagnosed with anxiety and chronic back pain asked for FMLA leave for an afternoon doctor appointment.  Your employee had already provided a doctor’s certification that his condition required periodic treatments but the afternoon appointment was with a different doctor.  So, you... READ MORE

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Disability Law Remains Uncertain as the Anniversary of the ADAAA Regulations Approaches


Posted on March 7, 2012 in HR Insights for Health Care

Written by: Jennifer H. Gonzalez

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the ADAAA regulations, we have caught only a glimpse of the true effect of these legal changes. We have seen a string of multi-million dollar settlements from the EEOC involving class disability claims, culminating in Verizon’s payout of $20 million for an allegedly “illegal” and “inflexible” no-fault... READ MORE

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