February 28, 2013
The Department of Labor removed the FMLA forms from the regulatory appendices, but that doesn't mean the agency didn't update them in response to changes made to the law and the regulations. Since the changes stem from a change in the law, employers will need to begin using the updated versions of the poster and forms. Employers will need to use them beginning March 8, 2013.
Updated documents include the following:
February 3, 2012
As of April 30, 2012, most private sector employers will be required to post a notice advising employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
October 7, 2011
March 21, 2011
Representative Sylvester Turner has introduced HB 387, a bill that requires employers to give every employee with 12 months or more of service 10 leave hours per year to use toward attending meetings for children with special needs. We are opposed to this bill because it mandates benefits that employers must offer. I am attaching a copy of that bill for you. This bill is being heard in the Business and Industry committee on Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8 AM. I suggest that if you have an interest in this important topic, that you