How recent FMLA changes will affect restaurants

How recent FMLA changes will affect restaurants

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On February 25, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) adopted new regulations that define the term “spouse” for purposes of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.  Under the regulations, which took effect on March 27, the term “spouse” includes all individuals in same-sex and opposite-sex marriages, regardless of whether the states in which those individuals reside and work recognize same-sex marriage.

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Unit

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