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Determining Employee FMLA Use for Chiropractic Care

Question: Is a chiropractor considered a health care provider under the FMLA? And are there any special rules that apply to them? Answer: Yes, to both. Chiropractors are considered health care providers to a certain extent. Per 29 C.F.R. § 825.125 (b)(1), a chiropractor’s work with a patient involves “treatment consisting of manual manipulation of […]


FMLA in Conjunction with USERRA

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) grants leave to employees who are in the armed forces much like the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) grants leave to employees with members in the armed forces. They resemble each other in the following ways: As both laws require employees to receive […]


Combined FMLA Leave for Same Employer Spouses

Under 29 CFR 201(b), married couples who are employed by the same employer can be required to share a combined 12 weeks of FMLA leave to: bond with their new child; or care for their own parent with a serious health condition. The regulation states: “Spouses who are eligible for FMLA leave and are employed […]