New FMLA law

Amended FMLA effective 1/28/08

On January 28, 2008 President Bush amended the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993(FMLA) to permit a “spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin” to take up to 26 workweeks of leave to care for a “member of the Armed Forces, including a member of the National Guard or Reserves, who is undergoing medical treatment, recuperation, or therapy, is otherwise in outpatient status, or is otherwise on the temporary disability retired list, for a serious injury or illness.”¬† The new law effective January 28, 2008.

StaffScapes will be sending out the new FMLA poster as soon as it is available.

Please contact StaffScapes regarding more information on this admended law or assistance with tracking FMLA leave. StaffScapes is a PEO providing Payroll and HR services to businesses.  Please contact us at 303-466-7864.