Employer and Employee Experiences of FMLA: Implications of the New Federal Surveys
The audio and transcipt are now available.
Handouts and Resources are included below.
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently released the results of two new surveys on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). These are the first surveys conducted by the DOL on the FMLA in over a decade. Released just in time for the 20th anniversary of the passage of the FMLA, the results give us significant insight into both employer and employee experiences with this pivotal legislation.
This national audio conference discussed the results of the DOL’s FMLA surveys. Our guests helped to shed light on the implications of these results for advocates, the policy community, and researchers.
Jacob A. Klerman, Principal Associate/Scientist and Senior Fellow, Social & Economic Policy, Abt Associates
Ellen Bravo, Executive Director, Family Values @ Work
Herb Greenberg, CEO, Caliper Industries
HANDOUTS USED DURING THE AUDIO CONFERENCE:
Abt Associates Policy Brief: The Family Medical Leave Act After Two Decades
Center for American Progress Issue Briefs
Department of Labor Press Release FMLA Survey
Family Values at Work Updated FMLA Survey Results
National Partnership Press Release A Look at the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2012 Family and Medical Leave Act Employee and Worksite Surveys