Category Archives: USERRA

Dec 4, 2012  |   By Millennium Benefits Consulting →

The Basics: Employer Overview of Family & Medical Leave

A.             Definition of Family Medical Leave Family Medical Leave (FML) is a benefit that eligible/covered employers are required to offer to all eligible employees.  FML was created by the Department of Labor (DOL) through the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (often referred to as “FMLA”). THE PURPOSE OF FML Family Medical Leave was designed to provide a means by which employees could balance their     Continue reading

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Nov 11, 2012  |   By Elizabeth Sigler →

Warriors at Work: New Developments In Federal Employment Law Protecting Service Members

As thousands of Reservists and National Guardsmen and women return home from overseas campaigns to a less-than-booming economy, it has become hard not to notice the employment-related challenges facing military families. In 2001, the Defense Department began deploying record numbers of non-career military personnel under to a new manpower strategy designed to respond to unprecedented security needs. Since then, close to one million Reservists and     Continue reading

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