Tag Archives: FMLA

Employers brace for in-person investigations over family and medical leave


All in attendance sat up and took notice when midway through a three-day conference on employment compliance, a branch chief of the U.S. Department of Labor’s enforcement division said that the agency expects to increase on-site investigations into whether companies ...

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Employers push back on FMLA abuse with “honest suspicion”

In an effort to root out employee abuse of Family and Medical Leave Act violations, employers are increasingly relying upon the “honest suspicion” defense – and winning. Led by several decisions from the 7th Circuit, courts are holding that employers ...

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