FMLA report highlights areas for law's improvement

Robbins, McLean
September 2007
Employee Benefit News;Sep2007, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p1
The article reports on the evaluation of the effectiveness of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). According to Victoria Lipnic, assistant secretary of labor for the Employment Standards Administration, the evaluation included in a DOL report attests to the importance of family and medical leave for the care giving workforce of the U.S. The DOL report also detailed employee gratitude regarding FMLA, which enables them to care for a sick child or parent and work while treating serious illness.


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