4 FMLA Pitfalls To Watch Out For In 2020

Law360 (January 24, 2020, 6:02 PM EST) -- The Family and Medical Leave Act can pose vexing compliance questions for even the most well-intentioned companies, leaving them to accommodate lengthy employee absences or face potential legal exposure for replacing or disciplining workers who take time off with what could be questionable justification. Here, Law360 looks at four gray areas of the law that can trip up businesses.

Borderline Reasons

The federal FMLA gives workers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year for various reasons, including to care for newborn children, to tend to immediate family members who fall ill and to treat their own "serious health...

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