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FMLA – What Information is Sufficient to Trigger Employer’s Duty to Follow Up

Posted in Leaves of Absence/FMLA Law and Practice

Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), employers face significant challenges in understanding how much information from an employee is considered sufficient to trigger the employer’s duty to follow up. Courts have routinely found that minimal information will trigger an employer’s duty to ask if the employee needs leave and the corresponding duty to… Continue Reading