March 8th is the Deadline for New FMLA Posters to Be Up

The U.S. Department of Labor has published new versions of FMLA forms and a new workplace poster that employers should post by March 8, 2013. To download a copy of the poster, click here.The poster has been updated to incorporate recent changes in the requirements for leave to care for military service members and airline flight crew members. As before, all covered employers must display the poster where it can be seen by employees and applicants.

The forms related to military family leave have also been revised to reflect the recent changes in those provisions, and a new certification form for the serious injury or illness of a veteran has been prepared. Employees should start using the revised forms immediately. The new forms expire on February 28, 2015: