March 15, 2013
The U.S. Department of Labor recently published new regulations under the FMLA that took effect March 8, 2013. Employers covered by the FMLA, including school and community college districts, should post the new FMLA poster immediately and ensure their FMLA policies comply with these latest requirements. The new regulations make changes to qualifying exigency and military caregiver leave, intermittent leave, record keeping, and model certification forms. Specifically, they:
New FMLA forms and the new FMLA poster are available at: www.dol.gov/whd/fmla. Remember that California employers should ensure they use forms that meet California’s more stringent privacy requirements.