In episode 2 of BLR's HR Compliance News Update series, Senior Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld provides details about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Final Rule issued by the U.S. Department of Labor that will change the way in which covered employers administer family leave for servicemember caregivers and employees with family members in the military.
In each episode of BLR’s new HR Compliance News Update video series, we’ll go over recent, significant developments employers should know about and provide insights beyond the headlines from our team of HR legal editors.
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New white paper provides further details
In a related white paper, Susan provides an in-depth look at the provisions of the final rule, including the following topics:
- Leave for a qualifying exigency
- Military caregiver leave
- Serious illness or injury
- Intermittent leave
- GINA and USERRA
- Airline flight crews, and more
The white paper on the FMLA final rule for family military leave is available to HR.BLR.com subscribers.
Susan Schoenfeld, J.D., is a Senior Legal Editor for BLR’s human resources and employment law publications. Ms. Schoenfeld has practiced in the area of employment litigation and counseling, covering topics such as disability discrimination, wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, and general employment discrimination. She has litigated numerous cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals, state court, and at the U.S. Department of Labor. In addition to litigating employment cases in state and federal court, she provided training and counseling to corporate clients regarding employment-related issues. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Schoenfeld was an attorney with the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C., where she advised federal agencies, drafted regulations, conducted inspector training courses, and litigated cases for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, the Directorate of Civil Rights, and the Mine Safety and Health Administration. Ms. Schoenfeld received her undergraduate degree, cum laude, with honors, from Union College, and her law degree from the National Law Center at George Washington University.
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