FMLA or ADA? Or Both? Neither?

FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) covers leave for employees with medical conditions or medical conditions of an immediate family member. This federal leave provides the employee with a guarantee of their job when they return. In addition, if they have benefits (health, dental, or PTO), all benefits must be maintained while the leave takes place. ADA provides a change to …

FMLA Guidance

Employees as well as HR professionals are often confused on FMLA guidelines and what the actual “Family and Medical Leave Act” includes. I’ve often heard friends and family say, “So, how much maternity leave are you going to take? Don’t you get 12 weeks? Isn’t it paid.” Each question is a valid one, but can be sorely inaccurate depending on …