Employee receiving doctor's note requested by employer

Requesting a Doctor's Note: Proceed with Caution

Can employer’s request a doctor’s note? As many businesses resume “in-person” operations, a return to the office may not be welcomed by all. An employee who seeks to continue working remotely may assert that telecommuting is a… Read More
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Employee leave of absence request on desk for Americans with Disabilities Act reasonable accommodation

The Interactive Process: Proceed with Caution

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), employers must “make reasonable accommodations” for employees with disabilities. Once an employee with a qualifying disability requests an accommodation, the employer has a duty to engage in… Read More
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Now You Know It: Special…

Now You Know It: Special Edition

On Monday, we shared an update on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that had been approved by the House of Representatives and sent to the Senate. The Senate has since passed a modified version of the Act, and President Trump has signed it… Read More
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Enough is Enough

If your company has more than fifty employees at any location within a 75-mile radius, you know that you need to extend 12 weeks of unpaid medical leave under the FMLA. But even if you are not subject to the FMLA, or if you have already provided the… Read More
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FMLA Violations Can Make You a Target

Experienced HR managers know that the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) requires covered employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid qualifying leave per year to eligible employees. What is less commonly known is that company decision maker… Read More
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