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Labor and Employment Alert: U.S. Department of Labor Clarifies Definition of Son or Daughter Under the FMLA

On June 22, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor issued Administrator’s Interpretation No. 2010-3 to clarify the definition of “son or daughter” under the Family and Medical Leave Act as it relates to “a child of a person standing in loco parentis.”  The new guidance provides that an employee may be eligible for child-related FMLA leave even if there is no biological or legal relationship between the employee and child.

Click on the link below to download the Labor and Employment Alert which covers this clarification. 

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