Human Resources Violations

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As Director of Human Resources, it has come to my attention that we need to address possible violations of federal labor laws. Specifically, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Included below are three situations and their individual evaluations and explanations of any possible violations.
Situation A:
Evaluation:
In this situation, Employee A took a leave of absence from the company under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. He was entitled to take up to 12 weeks, either in one block of time or broken up over time. Under FMLA, the employee is required to file the appropriate paperwork which is in turn kept confidentially. The employee was fully authorized to take a leave of absence by the company and met the provisions of covered leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. The act requires that the company provide the employee with either his previous job or a comparable job. The act also requires that the employee be reinstated with the same pay. The act does not require that employers provide financial compensation to their employees who decide to take a covered leave of absence from the company under the FMLA. The financial compensation for FMLA time is solely up to employer discretion.
Explanation:
For this situation, the company was in full compliance with all provisions on the Family and Medical Leave Act. The employee fulfilled all of his individual requirements by filing appropriate paperwork and notifying the employer of when he was to return from his leave of absence. The employee took leave for a covered reason. The employer also fulfilled all of their requirements for compliance. The employer furnished the returning employee with his reinstatement to his previous job at his previous rate of pay.
The employee requested his…...

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