|Aug. 1, 2017 | www.fisherphillips.com|
Understanding and complying with the requirements of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a challenge for even the most experienced management and human resources personnel. The challenge is even greater in states that have their own separate leave laws. The following are frequently asked questions about the FMLA that may assist in determining your level of understanding.
During the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) placed special emphasis on scrutinizing the alleged misclassification of independent contractors and joint employer relationships. Dealerships were notably affected, as the DOL focused on pay practices of third-party detailers and, in some instances, attempted to hold the dealership responsible for alleged wage-hour violations of its third-party detail company.