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DOL Releases New FMLA Forms

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In connection with the Final Rule for FMLA Amendments, the Wage and Hour Division of the DOL has released several forms for military-related leave.  The Final Rule becomes effective on March 8, 2013.  The following forms are available on the DOL website, by clicking here:

 

  • WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee’s Serious Health Condition
  • WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member’s Serious Health Condition
  • WH-381 Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities
  • WH-382 Designation Notice
  • WH-384 Certification of Qualifying Exigency For Military Family Leave
  • WH-385 Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of Current Servicemember — for Military Family Leave
  • WH-385-V Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Veteran for Military Caregiver Leave

Applicability of Employment Laws by Number of Employees

How many employees must an employer have for a particular law to apply?

100     Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act)

50       Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

20       Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)

15       Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

15      Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)

15      Title VII

1        Unemployment Compensation Law

1        Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

1        Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

There are several other state laws as well, including:  5 Tennessee Workers’ Compensation (1 for construction/coal mining), 8 Tennessee Human Rights Act, and 100 Tennessee Maternity Leave Act.