Question: Have you ever encountered something like this? An employee in California, Ellen, was having complications with her pregnancy. She was placed on FMLA / Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), and then she had her baby two weeks after her FMLA/PDL expired. How do we handle the time between her PTO expiring and the day she had the […]
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The problem: We are going to use an employee named Angela as an example…Angela has asked for an ADA Accommodation for her Allergies. Angela has reported she has allergies to everything, especially perfumes, scents and fragrances. Her workgroup is very accommodating, but a new hire (who agreed at hire not to wear fragrances) triggers Angela’s allergies with the […]
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The problem:HR Professionals, do you know what to do if an employee does not return their FMLA Certificate? We are going to use an employee named Jim as an example…Jim has neglected to return his FMLA certificate.Jim has been sick and forgot to return his FMLA intermittent medical certificate to within the required 15 days. The […]
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The problem:We are going to use an employee named Janet as an example…Janet is sick and needs retroactive FMLA. Janet has been sick and forgot to return her FMLA medical certificate paperwork to her employer within the required 15 days. She received a 7-day extension, but she was so sick, she forgot to return that as well. She […]
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Did you hear the news? People are talking about the great experience they had when Ms. De Lima conducted herpre-conference workshop, The Ten Deadly Sins of Managing Medical Leave and Accommodations in CA (FMLA/CFRA, ADA/FEHA, PDL, Work Comp, CFRA BB and NPL)It was attended by a great group of professionals concerned about learning proven strategies for […]
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HR professionals, do you know what to do if an employee extended their Workers’ Compensation Leave and has Exhausted their FMLA? We are going to use an employee named Tanya as an example…Tanya has extended her Workers’ Compensation Leave and Exhausted her FMLA. The Problem:Tanya keeps providing a new medical certification indicating a need for continued leave, […]
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Q. Cara has exhausted all her PDL leave (17-1/3 weeks), prior to the birth of her child. We ran FMLA concurrent to PDL, for the same intermittent and unpredictable absences. We transitioned her to ADA, had good faith interactive meetings, and changed her work schedule to accommodate the doctor’s instructions for a three day work […]
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Q. Jim has been sick and forgot to return his FMLA intermittent medical certificate to us within the required 15 days. We gave Jim a 7 day extension, but he said he was so sick, he forgot to return that certificate as well. We denied Jim’s FMLA intermittent leave request and disciplined him for […]
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Q. Dale has been using intermittent FMLA leave for approximately 2 years and knows how much he can use without exhausting his annual FMLA benefit. Dale continuously exceeds the doctor’s recommended frequency for leave. What do you do with an employee who is using more FMLA than the doctor has stated they should need? A. Employers […]
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