FMLA

HOW MUCH ADA LEAVE IS REQUIRED?

Raymond Severson, plaintiff in Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft Inc., has asked the United States Supreme Court to clarify how much leave is required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Appeals Courts have issued conflicting opinions on the matter, which has created confusion for employers. The Supreme Court has not decided whether it will […]

FMLA LEAVE – CARING FOR ADULT CHILDREN

What Employers Need To Know About FMLA Leave for Adult Children As any parent will tell you, your children will be your children, whether they are five or forty-five. Employers do not hesitate to grant Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave to employees caring for their minor children, but what happens when the leave request […]

JOB DESCRIPTIONS CAN SAVE EMPLOYERS GRIEF, IF CURRENT AND ACCURATE

Job descriptions are written statements that describe the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, and reporting relationships of a particular job. If drafted correctly, they can be an employer’s best friend. However, job descriptions that are out-of-date or incomplete can result in adverse determinations. Two recent cases exemplify the important of current and accurate job descriptions: Reyes […]

MY ORGANIZATION HAS REACHED 50+ EMPLOYEES – WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?

When your organization reaches 50 or more employees, there are some federal and state regulations that should be considered in order to ensure compliance. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) FMLA applies to any private-sector employer who has 50 or more employees within a 75-mile radius. FMLA requires these employers provide up to 12 weeks […]

TOP FMLA MISTAKES EMPLOYERS MAKE

  Legal experts say the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is full of traps that can snag employers that let their guard down. Don’t find yourself falling into these traps. The Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) is here to help. NAE recommends that Nevada employers shore up FMLA compliance efforts by avoiding the following common missteps. No […]

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