Articles From David E. Krchak

Leave of absence as a reasonable accommodation following exhaustion of FMLA benefit By David E. Krchak Labor and Employment Law, December 2018 Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft, Inc. addresses the issue of whether and when an employee may be entitled to an extended leave of absence beyond the 12-week leave granted under the Family and Medical Leave Act as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Recent opinion letters from DOL By David E. Krchak Labor and Employment Law, November 2018 In August, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor issued two opinion letters addressing the treatment of attendance points while an  employee is on an FMLA leave of absence and whether time spent in voluntary wellness activities must be considered as hours worked.

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