Fatal flaw in FMLA policy comes back to haunt this employer

Business Owners are aware that we have to carry the weight of governmental regulations around on our shoulders everyday.  Jared Bilski in HRBenefitsAlert recently highlighted an example of this.

 

The Employer was complying with FMLA regulations, but a simple definition in their employee manual. which left out a critical component of the law, allowed the employee a Jury Trial.  That trial is not completed yet, but it could have been avoided.

 

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