Employers that provide educational assistance, adoption assistance, financial education and qualified transportation fringe benefits (QTFBs) will be able to continue to offer those benefits in the same way they have due to the recent compromise over federal tax rates.
An employee who complies with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notice provisions may obtain the law's protections even if the employee does not comply with the employer's stricter notice policies, the 5th Circuit U.
Employers that offer adoption assistance and employees who take advantage of it — or who claim the adoption tax credit — need to make adjustments that reflect provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the PPACA) that increase the employer-provided adoption assistance exclusion and the adoption tax credit.
Employers may need to adjust their benefit plans if two separate decisions that declare the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional are not challenged and are allowed to stand. The federal DOMA prohibits the recognition of same-sex marriages for purposes of any federal law.
An emergency dispatcher did not have a right to long-term intermittent leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), since such a prolonged absence would have rendered her unqualified for duty, the 8th Circuit U.
Any employee who provides either day-to-day care or financial support to a child can qualify as a parent under the Family and Medical Leave Act, even if they have no biological or legal relationship with the child, the U.
The U. S. Department of Labor's regulatory update to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) will focus on qualifying exigency and military caregiver leave amendments to the law, along with new airline flight crew rules, a DOL spokesman said at a stakeholder forum May 21.