FMLA eligibility: DOL expands definition of 'son and daughter'

September 1, 2010

Author: Dena B. Calo Publication: HR Specialist View the article (pdf) The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently clarified the definition of “son and daughter” under the FMLA, effectively requiring employers to include same-sex partners, grandparents and other nontraditional family caregivers within the universe of employees eligible for FMLA leave.