Tag Archives: FMLA

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Paid Family Leave and Paid Sick Leave: What Employers Need to Know

March 18, 2020 at 10:42 pm UPDATE:  Tonight, after this article posted, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law, which includes the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act and Emergency Paid…

U.S. House Passes Coronavirus (COVID-19) Paid FMLA Law and Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act: An Employee Guide

By: Rachel D. Gebaide Over the weekend, the U.S. House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation designed to assist a large segment of the nation’s workforce whose ability to work is or may become impacted by…

FMLA Leave Extended to Legally Married Same-Sex Spouses

BY:  RACHEL D. GEBAIDE &  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE MARCH 18, 2015 Effective March 27, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s regulations interpreting the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) expands coverage to legally married same-sex…

Eleventh Circuit Clarifies the Meaning of “Prospective Waivers” of FMLA Rights

BY:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE & RACHEL D. GEBAIDE MAY 30, 2014 It is well-settled federal law that an employee may not waive “prospective” rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), but an employee can…