The Family and Medical Leave Act provides eligible employees with leave for certain medical, family and military-related reasons.
The Department of Labor regulations cover the details, which can be quite complicated: Who is covered? Who is eligible? For what reasons will leave be provided and for how long? What documentation is required? Is it paid or unpaid? How does it interplay with other laws? Ice Miller helps employers navigate these complex regulations and create effective policies concerning FMLA leave. When questions come up, which happen with all of the different situations that involve employee leave, Ice Miller can find the best solutions to ensure compliance with the FMLA regulations and avoid lawsuits or DOL investigations.