While most FMLA processes are handled by a trained member of the HR department, have you thought about the impact that supervisors may have on your FMLA qualifying employees? Some of the most common FMLA violations could occur without HR ever being a part of the decision or process. Take a quick look at the some of the most common cited FMLA violations:
Today marks the 20 year anniversary of FMLA. The Family and Medical Leave Act has caused employers across the nation to scratch their heads with questions and concerns over the past two decades. FMLA ranks as the federal statue with most questions asked in SHRM’s Knowledge Center, even after 20 years in play. In the past few years FMLA has also become a hot topic on Social Media, prompting hundreds of groups and discussions on Twitter and LinkedIn. This mass of communication makes one thing clear, FMLA can be a confusing federal statue that leads employers and HR professionals across the country to constantly be seeking more information and clarification.