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FMLA Eligibility Explained: Are Your Employees Eligible?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that gives employees certain protections if they need to take a leave of absence from their job due to a serious health condition or another qualifying reason. In many cases, eligible employees are entitled to 12 weeks of unpaid leave and reinstatement into the same job when they return.
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Business Efficiency: How to Measure It and How to Improve It

Efficiency is one of the most important things to consider when running a business, but what counts as efficiency can vary from one industry to the next. Some businesses may focus primarily on ROI or financial efficiency, but for other companies, labor productivity and operational efficiency may be more important.
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Does FMLA Pay You? Paid and Unpaid Leave Explained

If you’re thinking of taking a leave of absence from work for family or medical reasons, then you may be protected by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This federal law requires your employer to hold your job for you for up to 12 weeks of leave.
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Tackling Unsafe Working Conditions: A Guide for Employers and Employees

According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), work-related accidents or diseases cause about 2.3 million fatalities globally, every year. This shocking data shows that workplace hazards can cause more than minor injuries or temporary issues, even leading to death if not addressed properly.
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What Happens If an Employee Is Not Eligible for FMLA?

Your employee has an unexpected emergency, or is planning to start a family and wants to take parental leave. They fill out all the forms and submit a request under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). There’s just one problem: They aren’t eligible for it.
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How to Implement an Effective Safety Training Program: The Comprehensive Guide

Work-related activities inevitably expose employees to some risk to their health and safety. The hazards could include manual loads, heavy machinery, hazardous materials, working at heights, electrical or fire hazards, ergonomic risks, or psychological risk such as severe stress. An effective risk management program can reduce the hazards somewhat.
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Parental Leave: How Does It Work Under FMLA?

Becoming a new parent is a major life milestone, but it can raise some tricky questions in the workplace. For example, are all new parents entitled to parental leave when they adopt or give birth to a child? And, if so, is it paid or unpaid leave? How long can an employee take a leave of absence without losing their job or health insurance?
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Business Process Automation: How It Works and When You Need It

Business process automation (BPA) can save companies time and money by making it easier for employees to perform repetitive tasks. But knowing which type of automation is right for your team and which automation projects to focus on can be tricky.
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Leave of Absence: Different Types and FAQs for Employees

If an unexpected tragedy occurs in your life, your workplace may have leave policies in place to protect you. In most cases, employers provide a leave of absence (LOA) so that you can tend to the situation, whether for yourself or a loved one.
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Best Practices to Ensure Workplace Safety: The Ultimate Guide

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020 saw a whopping 2.7 million nonfatal workplace injuries and 4,764 fatalities in the United States. These concerning numbers show just how important it is for employers to ensure workplace safety, regardless of the size of your company. And it’s not just because, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), workplace safety is every employee’s legal right. A safe work environment attracts employees, improves work satisfaction, and increases productivity as well.
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