Definition of “Spouse” Updated with FMLA Rule Change

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Posted by Frank Cania, MSEmpL, SPHR – President of DRIVEN HR, LLC

On February 23, 2015, the federal Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its Final Rule updating the definition of “spouse” in the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). Effective March 27, 2015, the revised definition of “spouse” will now extend FMLA-protected leave rights to eligible employees  Continue reading