The Twists and Turns of FMLA Eligibility

The Twists and Turns of FMLA Eligibility

Parts of the FMLA can be fairly complicated, but if there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that an employee isn’t eligible for FMLA protections until he or she has met the eligibility requirements (e.g., having been employed for at least 1,250 hours during the...
Illinois Amends the Employee Sick Leave Act

Illinois Amends the Employee Sick Leave Act

On January 13, the Governor of Illinois signed an amendment to the Illinois Employee Sick Leave Act (IL ESLA), a “kin care” type law that allows employees to use personal sick leave benefits to care for certain family members.   The amendment goes into effect...