Lit1 Task 2 Essay

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LIT1 Legal Issues for Business Organizations TASK 2: Labor and Employment Law September 17, 2014 ATTN: Requestor, SVP of Ops SUBJ: Compliance Review; Report of Findings Thank you for bringing the following situations to my attention. I have completed my review of each case, and am providing my feedback accordingly. Please review the results below. ------------------------------------------------- SITUATION A FACTS OF CASE | FMLA GUIDELINES | RELATION OF FACTS TO GUIDELINES | Company has more than 75 employees | In order for employee to be eligible, company must have a minimum of 50 employees working within a 75 mile radius of the plant. | The company is covered and is required to abide by the Family Medical…show more content…
| The employee is covered for up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave under the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993. The company is not required to cover any salary not owed or granted to the employee at the time leave is approved. | The manager who approved the leave was no longer employed with the company when the employee returned to work. | FMLA guidelines are irrelevant to this fact. | The manager approved the leave and did not grant any pay for the duration of the employee’s leave. | The current manager reinstated employee to his position, but denied payment for the entire leave. | An employer must provide an employee with his rights under the FMLA and is required to reinstate an eligible employee to the same or similarly equal job with the same benefits and salary upon return. | The manager followed the guidelines set by the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993. Paid leave was not granted at the time notice of eligibility was given by the previous manager, and the company is not required to cover the unpaid time. | SUMMARY OF FINDINGS | The company is covered under the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993. The employee was eligible for unpaid leave, gave notice, and was granted unpaid time off. The employee was reinstated to the same position upon return to work with the same salary.THE COMPANY DID NOT VIOLATE THE FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993. | SITUATION B FACTS OF CASE: | ADEA GUIDELINES: | RELATION OF FACTS: | Employee is 68 years old

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