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Opinion Letters — Family and Medical Leave Act

Posted letters comprise all FMLA letters issued during the relevant years which were signed by Administrator. The numbering system reflects the chronological order in which letters were issued. * To facilitate searches, Administrator-signed letters are designated with the appendage -A.

 

 

2009

 

Number

Letter Subject

Date/Format

FMLA2009-1-A

Employee Notice and Call-In Procedures

January 6, 2009
(PDF, TXT)

 

 

2006

 

Number

Letter Subject

Date/Format

FMLA2006-6-A

Dental insurance plan as a group health plan and continuation of benefits for instructional employees during summer vacation

October 5, 2006
(PDF, TXT)

FMLA2006-5-A

SCA health and welfare payments and maintenance of group health benefits during FMLA leave

May 24, 2006
(PDF, TXT)

FMLA2006-4-A

Whether FMLA leave counts as hours worked for future health insurance eligibility

February 13, 2006
(PDF, TXT)

FMLA2006-3-A

Cafeteria plan allotments and maintenance of group health benefits during FMLA leave

January 31, 2006
(PDF, TXT)

FMLA2006-1-A

Vacating employer-provided lodging while on FMLA leave

January 17, 2006
(PDF, TXT)

 

 

 

 

2005

 

Number

Letter Subject

Date/Format

FMLA2005-3-A

“Rolling” 12-month leave period and the 1250 hours test for eligibility

November 17, 2005
(PDF, TXT)

FMLA2005-2-A

New Medical Certifications and 2nd or 3rd Opinions

September 14, 2005
(PDF, TXT)

FMLA2005-1-A

Placement of child for foster care or adoption

August 26, 2005
(PDF, TXT)

 

 

 

 

2004 

 

Number

Letter Subject

Date/Format

FMLA2004-3-A

Substitution of paid sick or medical leave

October 4, 2004
(PDF, TXT)

FMLA2004-2-A

Medical Recertification and 29 CFR Part 825.308

May 25, 2004
(PDF, TXT)

FMLA2004-1-A

Counting Employees from temporary agencies

April 5, 2004
(
PDF, TXT)

 

 

 

 

2003 

 

 Number

Letter Subject

Date/Format

FMLA2003-3-A

Terminated in violation

July 24, 2003
(PDF, TXT)

FMLA2003-1-A

Defer to arbitration agreements

March 5, 2003
(PDF, TXT)

 

 

 

 

2002 

 

 Number

Letter Subject

Date/Format

FMLA2002-5-A

Failure to notify of FMLA eligibility status

August 6, 2002
(PDF, TXT)

 

 

 

 

Prior to 2002

 


*Please note the numbering system of Family and Medical Leave Act opinion letters was changed in 2002. Prior to 2002, opinion letters were listed simply in chronological order. To facilitate searches, the numbering system used beginning in 2002 includes the year the letter was issued and the appendage -A for Administrator-signed letters.