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Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Handbook

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The Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Handbook includes a Special Report that serves as a quick reference guide to the new DOL regulations and how they affect you. It highlights the difference between the proposed and final regulations.

Thompson's Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Handbook will help you to:

  • Administer the FMLA with ease and confidence
  • Integrate your leave policies with your state's leave laws
  • Determine employee eligibility for leave and proper procedures for reinstatement
  • Understand the definition of a "serious health condition"
  • Reduce fraud and avoid wrongful discharges
  • And more!


  • Introduction and Overview
  • Responding to Leave Requests
  • Obligations During Leave
  • Reinstatement After Leave
  • Claims and Penalties
  • Forms, Policies and Guidances
  • State Leave Laws
  • Text of Law and Regulations
  • Glossary and Index
  • Online only: Court cases and Administrative rulings

****Please note that this item has an optional subscription and renewal process.  Upon ordering, your contact information will be given to the publisher of this product and they will send you a copy of the Guide as well as contact you regarding updates and renewals only.  If you wish not to be contacted, please let the SHRMStore know immediately.


With your one-year subscription, you will receive:

  • A Special Report - The report serves as a quick reference guide to the new regulations and how they affect you. It highlights the difference between the proposed and final regulations. 
  • Newsletters - Twelve timely, thorough reports brief you on the latest regulatory changes impacting the daily management of your policy and provide tools to help you comply with the FMLA.
  • Regular Updates -Twelve updates of new and revised pages for your Handbook reflecting FMLA developments, so you're always working with current, accurate information.
  • Practical Tools- Model forms, sample documents and checklists to help you administer your policies with confidence.
  • Expert Guidance - Benefit from the knowledge and experience of Handbook author Peter Susser, the managing partner of the Washington, D.C. office of Littler Mendelson, P.C., the nation's largest employment and labor law firm. For more than 20 years, he has counseled private and public sector employers across the United States on leave and disability issues, as well as a broad range of workplace privacy and litigation matters.
  • Editorial Access Thompson's editorial staff is available to all subscribers to answer any questions about the loose-leaf and help find you what you need.

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Name Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Handbook
SKU 48.43013
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