FMLA Notice Requirements — One Year Later

Law360, New York (January 20, 2010, 12:21 PM EST) -- After more than 15 years operating under the regulations adopted immediately following the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act, in late 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor adopted new and, at least in part, improved regulations. These new regulations sought, in part, to provide greater guidance to both employees and employers for the FMLA’s notice requirements.

Given that the regulations were not effective until Jan. 16, 2009, there are few court opinions applying the new regulations to cases. Courts have, however, discussed what the...
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