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The Family and Medical Leave Act

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This resource covers all aspects of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The treatise looks at the Act’s interrelationships with other laws, as well as the responsibilities of employees and employers under the Act. It covers statutes, regulations, and case law, including provisions, and key related Department of Labor (DOL) regulations and opinion letters.

MEET THE AUTHORS
Michael J. Ossip
Editor-in-Chief
Robert M. Hale
Editor-in-Chief
Indira Talwani
Associate Editor
Gail V. Coleman
Associate Editor

DESCRIPTION

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Thorough and accurate guidance on the issues practitioners must face in complying with the FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act is the paradigm of support in handling all aspects of the FMLA, including interrelationships with other laws. This thorough treatise focuses on the responsibilities of employees and employers under the Act, as reflected in the statute, regulations, and case law, including:

  • Provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act 
  • Regulations promulgated by the Department of Labor (DOL) 
  • How DOL opinion letters have interpreted FMLA provisions 
  • Case law under the FMLA 
  • How FMLA leave rights are coordinated with other legal rights of employees 

Appendices include the statute and DOL Final Regulations—the two critical documents that must be understood by practitioners—and comprehensive guides to the more than 120 FMLA opinion letters issued by the DOL, listed by topic, by section of the Act and/or regulations, and chronologically. Plus, you’ll find summaries of the numerous state leave laws.


AUTHORS

Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.
MICHAEL J. OSSIP , EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Michael J. Ossip is a partner at Morgan Lewis, in its Labor and Employment Practice. His practice is devoted exclusively to the representation of management in all facets of employee relations, including the litigation of claims of employment discrimination and wrongful discharge in federal and state courts.

ROBERT M. HALE , EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Robert M. Hale, a partner in and chair at Goodwin Procter's Labor & Employment Practice, represents employers across a broad spectrum of employment matters.

INDIRA TALWANI , ASSOCIATE EDITOR


CONTENTS

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