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Topic of the Week

Family and Medical Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was created to help employees balance the demands of the workplace with the needs of their families. The Act requires covered employers to provide reasonable unpaid leave to employees for certain family and medical

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Blog of the Week

Thought for the Week

"When natural disasters such as Hurricane Dorian strike, work may not be the first thought for those hurt and those wanting to help, but it’s not far down the list of concerns. Getting back to work is an important part of getting back to normal for many storm victims. And those not in the path of destruction often want to join their coworkers and employers in relief efforts. In spite of the emergency, though, it’s important for employers to keep their obligations regarding pay, worker safety, and other issues in mind."

–Tammy Binford, Contributing Editor

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top Searches on Leaves this week: 

  • Sick Leave
  • Disability Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Military Leave

 

 

 

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Hilton hotels expands paid leave for new parents
  2. ‘There’s a war for people’: strong jobs market belies a shortage of skilled workers
  3. Business, worker groups split over pending increase in Missouri's minimum wage to $7.35 an hour
  4. If restaurant servers get a minimum-wage hike, should you still tip 20 percent?
  5. A new Trump administration proposal could put asylum seekers out of a job