I’m presenting on HR compliance issues for remote workers today (via Zoom, naturally).
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is among the topics I plan to cover. And part of that discussion will involve whether remote workers are eligible to take FMLA leave. (It depends.) And how should businesses determine FMLA eligibility for remote workers? (It can be tricky.)
Employees are eligible for FMLA leave if they have worked for their employer for at least 12 months, at least 1,250 hours over the past 12 months, and work at a location where the company employs 50 or