The Paley Rothman Blog
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A temp-to-perm (temporary to permanent) hire created a costly error for an employer under the FMLA. Employees working through a staffing agency are considered “joint employees” of both the staffing agency and the secondary employer under the FMLA.
Effective October 1, 2019, employers with 15 or more employees in the state of Maryland must provide eligible employees with leave to serve as organ or bone marrow donors.
The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued an Opinion Letter clarifying that an employee who has a child with a serious medical condition is entitled to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act so that the parent can attend a school meeting to discuss that child’s Individualized Education Program.
Under the new tax bill, over the next two tax years employers who provide paid FMLA leave may be eligible for a tax credit in 2018 and 2019.
The concept of a “mental health day” is often overlooked when employers craft their vacation and leave policies. However, a recent tweet by a San Francisco-based web developer has sparked a national discussion about mental health and the appropriate way for employers to handle these situations.