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Do you know the 4 methods required to establish FMLA?

12 November 2010

You know that the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires you to give up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave in a 12-month period for various family and medical reasons. But did you know that the law also requires you to use one of four methods to establish how that 12-month period will be measured to determine an eligible employee’s leave entitlement? And you must tell your employees in advance which method you are using.

Depending on which method you choose, or if you fail to designate one at all, you could unintentionally allow employees to take more than 12 weeks in a row. Find out what the four counting methods are and which one eliminates leave stacking.

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