New FMLA Poster with Changes: Post on March 7

imagesAll covered employers (50 or more employees in a 75 mile radius) are required to display and keep displayed a poster prepared by the U.S. Department of Labor summarizing the major provisions of The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and telling employees how to file a complaint. The poster must be displayed in a conspicuous place where employees and applicants for employment can see it. A poster must be displayed at all locations even if there are no eligible employees.

Several of the changes to the FMLA regulations, including military caregiver leave for a veteran, qualifying exigency leave for parental care, and the special leave calculation method for flight crew employees, will be effective on March 8, 2013.

You may start using the new poster now. To download the poster, click here.

To get answers to you human resource/employee questions, contact my HR HelpLine.

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