In early January, 49 states (Florida was spared) had snow on the ground. The large accumulations this winter have forced a lot of people to miss work – and called into question many companies’ time-off policies.
FMLA abuse: With all of the laws out there protecting employee rights, many employers feel it’s a problem they are powerless to stop.
One way companies help curtail FMLA abuse: Hold employees on medical leave to the same absence policies as everyone else. But is that legal?