Re: Human Resources Possible Legal Allegation Report

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340198 Rubi Acevedo Hendricks LIT1 310.1.2,11,13 Human Resources Department TO: Senior Vice-President of Operations FROM: Rubi Acevedo- Hendricks RE: Human Resources Possible Legal Allegation Report DATE: November 17, 2013 The purpose of this report is to provide a clear understanding of how labor law acts applies to each situation and revealing any violations according to federal law. The situations brought to the attention of the Human Resources department could lead to serious legal action brought forward by applicants and employees. It is crucial all department managers have appropriate training on the numerous employment laws that affect our company. Situation A: Employee A is requesting FMLA pay for 11 week leave, pay has been denied by department manager. Applicable Federal Law Act: Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. This act is commonly known as FMLA. "This act grants family and temporary medical leave under specific circumstances with the same health insurance coverage". by Wikipedia (2013) (1) How do provisions apply to the situation: This act must be put into effect by companies with 50 or more employees. Employees who have been working with eligible companies for at least 12 months and/or 1250 hours before they take family leave. Employee rights: Employee is eligible for the following: Twelve weeks of leave within a 12 month period for: ~ Birth and care of a child with in one year of birth ~ Adoption and foster care within one year of placement Employee Compensation: ~ FMLA is unpaid. The employer is not required to pay employee’s salary while on leave. ~ Employee may choose to supplement income with vacation, sick, or personal paid time off under the company's discretion. FMLA Right to return to work: ~Employee is allowed to return to work to the same or equivalent position with equal pay and benefits. Violation:

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