The U.S. Department of Labor Releases Revised FMLA Poster

The U.S. Department of Labor released a revised FMLA poster summarizing the major provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (the “Act”).  All “covered employers” are required to display a poster summarizing the Act and informing employees how to file a complaint.  The poster must be displayed in a conspicuous place where employees and applicants for employment can readily see it.  The February 2013 version of the FMLA poster – which many employers already have posted – can remain in place to fulfill the posting requirement.  Conversely, if a covered employer would prefer to update its posting, the new poster can be accessed at https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

If you are uncertain as to whether you are a “covered employer” under the Act, please contact any one of the attorneys within Mirick O’Connell’s Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Group.

About Bob Kilroy

Bob is a partner and chair of the firm's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Group, where he specializes in employment litigation in defense of corporations and their executives. He routinely appears in federal and state courts throughout New England and beyond, as well as before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Civil Service Commission in defense of claims of discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and wage payment violations. Bob also has extensive experience in both defense and enforcement of non-compete agreements. In addition, he represents management for both governmental and private-sector employers in grievance arbitrations filed by unions, with particular emphasis on the health care industry. Apart from his employment litigation practice, Bob advises clients on a broad range of employment and human resource-related issues.
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