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...
Internationally Based Employees and FMLA Eligibility

Internationally Based Employees and FMLA Eligibility

You may have found yourself wondering how to manage an employee’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) eligibility when he or she has previously worked outside of the United States. Do the hours the employee worked internationally count toward eligibility? The simple...