The Department of Labor has created a new FMLA notice that employers must hang in plain sight of employees. Employers with posters that contain the same information as the new document can continue to use the ones they already have. This poster must be displayed for workers and applicants even if none of them are currently eligible to receive any leave through FMLA.
When most of us think of the National Park Service, the federal agency tasked with preserving "the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations," we probably envision an almost idyllic workplace with serene settings, exciting duties and enlightened co-workers.
The U.S. Department of Labor made headlines -- and history -- earlier this week when it announced that it will soon be publishing a final rule introducing updates to its interpretation of Executive Order 11246 in a long overdue effort to bring it into line with current laws on workplace discrimination and reflect the reality of the modern workforce.