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HR Tip: New FMLA Notice and Guide from DOL

The Department of Labor recently issued a new General FMLA Notice for employers to post in their workplace. Employers covered by the FMLA can continue to use the old poster or change to the new one, which is organized in a much more reader-friendly way.

The requirements for posting remain the same:

In conjunction with the new General FMLA Notice poster, the DOL also issued a new 76-page guide on administering the FMLA. While the guide doesn't impose any new requirements on employers, nor provide guidance beyond the letter of existing regulations, it does explain things in a more reader-friendly manner. Intended for employers, the guide includes: