The U.S. Department of Labor recently published updated Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Fair Credit Reporting Act forms. The FMLA requires most employers to provide employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for medical or family emergencies.
You can access the updated FLMA forms by visiting the Department of Labor’s website or by clicking on the links below:
- WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee’s Serious Health Condition
- WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member’s Serious Health Condition
- WH-381 Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities
- WH-382 Designation Notice
- WH-384 Certification of Qualifying Exigency For Military Family Leave
- WH-385 Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of Covered Servicemember -- for Military Family Leave
- WH-385-V Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Veteran for Military Caregiver Leave
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau also recently released updated forms for the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Notice, which you can access by clicking here. The FCRA requires this document to be provided to employees when an employer conducts a criminal background check or a credit check on an employee. Failure to use these forms could lead to lawsuits, with some employers even being subject to class actions by failing to use the form.