FMLA: tight rope to walk without help

 
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federally mandated leave program providing job-protected unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons.  A recent DOL survey shows that 13% of all surveyed employees took a FMLA leave in the past 12 months.  FMLA is helpful for employees seeking job-protected leave to deal with the realities of life, but it can be a difficult compliance burden for an HR department.
Keeping track of the compliance and administrative requirements …