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Employers brace for in-person investigations over FMLA

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 are complying with the Family and Medical Leave Act.

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09-1775 Righi v. SMC Corporation of America

Employment FMLA The termination of an employee who took time off work because of a family member’s medical emergency, but failed to communicate with the employer during the absence, did not violate the FMLA. “[T]he regulations explicitly provide that employers ...

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