Experts Question Benefits Of FMLA Reforms

Law360, New York (January 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Major revisions to the Family and Medical Leave Act will come into effect Friday, and while many of the new regulations provide welcome clarity for employers trying to navigate the murky legislation, the changes don't go far enough, some experts on the legislation say.

The new regulations, published by the U.S. Department of Labor in a 750-page volume on Nov. 17, are the first significant changes to the act in its 15-year history and include tighter restrictions on workers, the expansion of coverage for military families,...
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