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New FMLA Regs Explained by Employee Leave Expert

Susan Schoenfeld, J.D., Provides Details in 'HR Compliance News Update' Video

Brentwood, TN—February 20, 2013—In a new video by Business & Legal Resources (BLR), Senior Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld discusses the recent Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Final Rule on family military leave issued by the U.S. Department of Labor.

In the video, Schoenfeld explains how the Final Rule amends certain FMLA regulations implementing amendments to the military leave provisions of the law made by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and discusses how the Rule will change the way in which covered employers administer family leave for servicemember caregivers and employees with family members in the military.

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The video is the second episode of BLR's new 'HR Compliance News Update' video series. In each installment of the series, BLR's editors review recent, significant developments employers should know about—and their legal experts provide insights beyond the headlines. To subscribe to receive these video updates, visit BLR's YouTube Channel.

Susan Schoenfeld, J.D., is a Senior Legal Editor for BLR’s human resources and employment law publications. She has practiced in the area of employment litigation and counseling, covering topics such as disability discrimination, wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, and general employment discrimination. Schoenfeld has litigated numerous cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals, state court, and at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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