Department of Labor's 2004 FMLA Opinion Letters
by Michael Fox
Thanks to the Benefits Blog for the tip to check out the DOL's website for recent postings of FMLA Opinion Letters. See its discussion of the issue of counting employees from temporary agencies by both the temporary employer and its customer for purposes of determining FMLA coverage. The actual letter is here.
The second letter, a somewhat belated answer to a July 28, 1998 question, discusses the circumstances when an employer may request recertification quicker than the 30 days provided by the regulations. Among the reasons that might work, a history of Friday/Monday absences.