*Administering different types of paid and unpaid leave can be tricky, especially because so many of them overlap. There are legal ramifications to getting it right in many cases, but there are also risks to employee morale and turnover if you get it wrong. This goes for paid time off (PTO), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and all other forms of leave an organization may offer. Many of the items discussed in this article focus on the FMLA as this type of leave is quite easy to administer improperly.
Employers need to remember that these problems are not necessarily intended; problems can occur unintentionally and without malice. Here are a few examples of the many ways improper leave administration can occur:
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In time and attendance, accuracy is everything. Inaccurate tracking of PTO, FMLA, and accruals can result in lost trust with employees, problems with payroll, and wage and labor compliance penalties. TimeClock Plus provides businesses with the tools and technology needed to accurately manage leave policies with automated accrual banks, built-in FMLA request features, and user-friendly leave requesting from employee request to manager approval. For more than 30 years, we have served one purpose - to protect our customers, our team, and all of those impacted by our business.
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Author Information: Bridget Miller is a business consultant with a specialized MBA in International Economics and Management, which provides a unique perspective on business challenges. She’s been working in the corporate world for over 15 years, with experience across multiple diverse departments including HR, sales, marketing, IT, commercial development, and training.
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