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Ask the HR Lady: Employee Medical Leave Debunked

Posted by on Jun 14, 2011 in Advice, Medical Leave, Published Articles | 0 comments

Ask the HR Lady: Employee Medical Leave Debunked

Unravel the mystery behind employee medical leave. When you have to hold a job, when you don’t, and what to say to the employee. By Laine Broxton  |  Published 3/15/2010 Dear HR Lady: One of my employees is having some medical problems and their attendance is getting worse. I want to do the right thing but my business demands require consistent attendance. I’ve heard that I am required by law to keep the person’s job while they are out sick. What are my options? ~ Bill, MIssouriDear Bill: Hats off to you for being a compassionate employer. By law, if you have 50 employees or more you may be subject to comply with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)....

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