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ERIC Number: ED459511
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jul
Pages: 79
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to the Family & Medical Leave Act.
Abraham, John D.; Strom, David J.; Sloan, Monica; McElroy, Liz
This document provides a summary description of the most important provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act that affect members of the American Federation of Teachers. Twenty-eight chapters examine the details of employer and employee obligations: (1) "General Overview"; (2) "FMLA Checklist"; (3) "Key Definitions"; (4) "How To Apply for FMLA Leave"; (5) Intermittent Leave"; (6) "Medical Certification"; (7) "Recertification"; (8) "Special Leave Rules for Spouses Employed by the Same Employer"; (9) "Benefit Entitlements While on FMLA Leave"; (10) "Paid and Unpaid Leave"; (11) "Overlap between ADA and FMLA"; (12) "Interaction between FMLA Leave and Worker's Compensation"; (13) "Health Care Coverage"; (14) "Employer's Obligation To Maintain Health Benefits During Leave"; (15)"Employee Recovery of Premium If Employee Quits"; (16) "Effect of the Family and Medical Leave Act on COBRA Coverage"; (17) "Other Benefits While on Leave"; (18) "Return-to-Work Rights"; (19) "Specific Leave Rules for Certain Educational Employees"; (20) "Return-to-Work Rules for Instructional Employees on FMLA Leave at the End of an Academic Term"; (21) "Application of Return-to-Work Rules for College and University Faculty"; (22) "Special Intermittent Leave Rules for Instructional Employees"; (23) Key Provisions for Educational Employees"; (24) "Coordination of FMLA and State Law"; (25) "Enforcement of the FMLA"; (26) "Thoughts for Collective Bargaining"; (27) "Key Terms and Definitions"; and (28) "Questions and Answers on the FMLA." Six attachments are also provided: (1) "Application for Family or Medical Leave"; (2)"Employer Response to FMLA Request"; (3) "Medical Certification Statement"; (4) "Notice of Intention to Return From Leave"; (5) "State Laws for Private Employers"; and (6) "State Laws for Public Employers." (RKJ)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Family and Medical Leave Act 1993