Fears and confusion about complying with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has caused some HR leaders to throw up their hands and outsource leave management. But understanding some common mistakes can enable HR to confidently address leave management without outside help. For instance, just because an illness isn’t a typically FMLA-covered condition, it might be covered by FMLA if it meets certain standards. Also remember that FMLA only kicks in when a person needs/requests leave for a serious health problem. Read the full article.