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FMLA/CFRA Certifications: How to Effectively -- and Legally -- Use This Weapon of Choice for Combating Abuse

Medical certifications may just be the most effective tool in your arsenal for combating abuse of leave rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). They provide valuable insight into whether a claimed condition qualifies as a serious health condition. Surprisingly, though, many employers don't take advantage of this powerful weapon for combating abuse. As a result, they're left second-guessing whether an employee's ailment qualifies them for protected leave. . . . (to read the remainder of this article, please log in below.)
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