Employee Time Off to Vote

In this Presidential Election, most people are planning to vote. Each year Employers and employees ask about taking time off work to vote especially when the employee is busy working most of the day.  The attached link provides information on each States Voting laws and taking time off to vote.  Most employers also have policies on this issue.  If there are any questions, the employer or employee should ask an experienced employment attorney. http://www.findlaw.com/voting-rights-law.html

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Family and Medical Leave Update for Employers

FMLA Update – Just prior to the Memorial Day, the Department of Labor issued the new FMLA forms.  Employers need to update these forms when dealing with leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.  Employers need to be aware of the changes in the forms.  A summary of the changes is referenced here.