DOL Releases New Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster and Forms
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently released revised and updated several of its forms to help employers administer leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The forms include a new form for certifying military caregiver leave for a veteran (as opposed to a current servicemember). In addition, the DOL has issued a new FMLA poster, which employers are required to post in their workplaces by March 8, 2013.
Here are links to the most up-to-date versions of the DOL’s FMLA poster and forms:
Serious Health Condition Certification Forms
Eligibility and Designation Notices
Military Leave Certification Forms
Takeaway: Employers should post the new FMLA poster by March 8, 2013, and make sure that they are using the most up-to-date forms available for administering FMLA leave.