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Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
Family And Medical Leave Act
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Family And Medical Leave Act

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Learn about Employment Laws in West Virginia

Learn about Employment Laws in West Virginia

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  • 1. Family and Medical Leave Act An Introduction for Employers and Employees © 2009 All Rights Reserved. http:/thewestvirginialawfirm.com/
  • 2. Family and Medical Leave Act This Act does not apply when your Employer has less than 50 Employees within 75 miles of your workplace. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 3. Family and Medical Leave Act To qualify under this Act Employees must have worked for the Employer for at least 12 months. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 4. Family and Medical Leave Act Also to qualify the Employee must have worked at least 1,250 hours in the previous year. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 5. Family and Medical Leave Act Under FMLA regulations only unpaid leave is guaranteed. The Employer is liable for pay and benefits while the Employee is on sick leave. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 6. Family and Medical Leave Act Employees qualify for FMLA when either they or a member of their family suffers from a “serious health condition”. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 7. Family and Medical Leave Act The condition must either prevent the worker from performing his or her job . Or require the worker to care for a family member. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 8. Family and Medical Leave Act Employees can use FMLA for: <ul><li>Pregnancy
  • 9. Chronic conditions
  • 10. Long-term conditions
  • 11. Hospitalization
  • 12. On-going treatment </li></ul>© 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 13. Family and Medical Leave Act Pregnancy seems obvious but includes pre natal complications as well as adoption or fostering of a child. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 14. Family and Medical Leave Act Examples of Chronic conditions are Diabetes and Asthma. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 15. Family and Medical Leave Act Examples of long-term diseases are Alzheimer's disease and cancer. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 16. Family and Medical Leave Act Examples of Ongoing treatment include chemotherapy and dialysis. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 17. Family and Medical Leave Act Three types of FMLA leave: <ul><li>Continuous
  • 18. Intermittent
  • 19. Reduced schedule </li></ul>© 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 20. Family and Medical Leave Act For continuous FMLA leave the Employee must have been absent from work for 3 consecutive days and have been treated by a doctor. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 21. Family and Medical Leave Act Intermittent FMLA leave The Employee takes time off in separate blocks for a health condition that qualifies for FMLA. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 22. Family and Medical Leave Act Intermittent FMLA leave II Intermittent leave can be taken in hourly, daily or weekly increments. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 23. Family and Medical Leave Act Intermittent FMLA leave III. Intermittent FMLA leave is often taken when an Employee needs ongoing treatment for their condition. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 24. Family and Medical Leave Act Reduced schedule. An Employee needs to reduce the number of hours they work per day or per week. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 25. Family and Medical Leave Act Reduced schedule slide II. This is often to care for a family member, or to reduce stress. © 2009 All Right Reserved - http://www.TheWestVirginiaLawFirm.com
  • 26. Family and Medical Leave Act The FMLA regulations are complex: This presentation has been simplified. Get qualified advice © 2009 All Rights Reserved. http:/thewestvirginialawfirm.com/
  • 27. Family and Medical Leave Act The End © 2009 All Rights Reserved. http:/thewestvirginialawfirm.com/

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