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FMLA & Leave of Absences: Understanding FMLA Eligibility and Employer Obligations
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is the federal law originally enacted in 1993 and amended in 2008 (and again in 2009). The overall purpose of the FMLA is to mandate that certain large employers provide a balance between the demands of the workplace and the needs of families by providing job-protected, unpaid leave to eligible employees.
View the webinar recording above to learn the following:
- What is the Family Medical Leave Act?
- Who is or is not impacted
- When is an employee eligible
- Military provisions added in 2009
- High level overview of the impact to an employer;
- Implications in the work place
- A review of some typical situations or “What if” situations