Posts by: Angela Snyder, Esq.

Can an employee really take FMLA in 15 minute increments?!

July 12, 2018 |

In many cases, well yes, they can. As we’ve discussed before the FMLA is good like that. Under the FMLA regulations, employees must be allowed to use FMLA in the smallest increment of time the employer allows for the use of other forms of leave, as long as it is no more than one hour.  […]

Did You Electronically Submit Your OSHA Forms?

July 5, 2018 |

Under the current recordkeeping rule, the deadline for electronic submission of information from OSHA Forms 300 and 301 by covered establishments was July 1, 2018. However, OSHA has announced its intent to issue a proposal to amend its recordkeeping regulation to remove the requirement to electronically submit to OSHA information from the OSHA Form 300 […]

Pregnancy Discrimination Is An Epidemic, According to the New York Times

June 21, 2018 |

On June 15, 2018, the New York Times published a piece highlighting the prevalence of pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.  Discrimination that, according to the Times, extends into motherhood.  Interestingly, this is coming as employers are frequently seeking to offer extended parental leave and creating custom nursing rooms as a means of attracting employees. So, […]

Are You Providing FMLA to Ineligible Employees?

June 12, 2018 |

I have many multi-state clients who like to provide the same benefits to all of their employees, across all locations.  In some cases, this may mean providing FMLA to employees in a location with less than 50 employees within a 75 mile radius – employees who are not actually eligible for FMLA under the law. […]

How Not to Respond to a Request for FMLA

June 6, 2018 |

Any employer who has had to deal with the painful combination of a difficult employee and FMLA can relate to the feeling of frustration that inevitably accompanies such a pairing.  However, a recent case illustrates the importance of keeping those feelings in check. Imagine this scenario: The employee provides his employer notice of his yearly […]

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