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FMLA: Applicable Laws and Regulations

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Civil Money Penalty Inflation Adjustments

Starting in 2016, agencies across the federal government must adjust their penalties for inflation each year. Below is a table that reflects the adjustments that have occurred for penalties under this statute. For more information on the penalty adjustments, go here.

Type of Violation Statutory Citation CFR Citation Maximum Civil Monetary Penalty before 1/13/2017 Maximum Civil Monetary Penalty after 1/13/2017
(1) Willful violation of posting requirement. 29 USC 2619(b) 29 CFR 825.300(a) $163 $166