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Paternity Leave Under FMLA: Eligibility & Benefits Explained

Some employees have access to paid parental leave through their job or a state family leave program. Employees who don’t may still qualify for paternity leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Although FMLA leave is unpaid leave, it offers job protection and other key benefits for up to 12 weeks in any 12-month period.
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ADA Leave vs. FMLA Leave: Can Both Laws Apply?

Both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allow for some type of job-protected leave for qualifying employees. The FMLA applies when an employee has a serious health condition, and the ADA applies when they have a disability that interferes with their ability to perform their job.
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Leave of Absence Requests: What Employers Need to Know

In an ideal situation, an employee submits their leave of absence request promptly, your HR team requests any necessary documentation, and the employee is able to take the time they need off work. But what happens in cases where multiple types of leave are available, or the employee has already used up some of their leave balance?
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The Complete Guide to HR Compliance in 2023

HR compliance refers to the policies and procedures that your organization has in place to comply with state, federal, and local legal requirements. Since non-compliance with these regulations can result in significant fines and other repercussions, it’s important that all of your departments are involved — not just your human resources team.
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5 Steps to Effective Employee Disciplinary Action

Disciplining an employee can be uncomfortable for everyone involved, but some types of workplace behavior are serious enough that they need to be addressed. Employee disciplinary action refers to a set of policies intended to improve employee behavior, such as a performance improvement plan (PIP) or corrective action plan.
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5 Best IT Incident Management Tools and How to Pick One

With more and more businesses turning to IT systems to manage their operations these days, any incident orevent that disrupts IT processes (e.g., a server crash or virus) can bring operations to a standstill, potentially costing your company millions of dollars.
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Use a Performance Improvement Plan in These 3 Scenarios

Even a well-functioning team can run into performance issues from time to time. Maybe a new hire is struggling to meet expectations, or a reliable employee is underperforming due to personal stress. Following a performance improvement process can ensure that you communicate the actionable steps an employee needs to take to succeed at their job in a way that’s fair and consistent to all of your team members.
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Leave of Absence Tracking: Tools and Best Practices

There are many different types of leave that employees can request, from federal leave entitlements like family and medical leave, to personal leave and sick leave. Each type of leave has its own guidelines, approval process, and documentation requirements.
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3 Ways to Automate HR Processes at Your Organization

Your human resources team is responsible for a wide range of time-consuming manual tasks, as well as interpersonal tasks that keep your organization running smoothly. HR automation makes it possible for your HR team to spend less time on the former and more on the latter, streamlining workflows and improving employee engagement.
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5 Key Features to Look For in Absence Management Software

Fielding employee leave requests, tracking Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, and handling other scheduling tasks can put a lot of pressure on your HR team. Absence management software allows your human resources team to manage multiple types of absences all in one place.
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