Labor & Employment E-lert: The DOL Issues New FMLA Forms

By: Matthew A. Bowles

The DOL recently issued new FMLA forms on its website. While utilization of the new forms is optional, the DOL explained that the primary purpose of the changes was to make the forms easier to understand for employers, leave administrators, healthcare providers, and employees seeking leave. In particular, the DOL changed the following FMLA forms:

The new forms can be found here at the DOL website along with a new Q and A section regarding these forms.