Topic: Family Related Issues

1. Explain if it matters that a parent literally had nothing to do with a biological child in order for the child to take advantage of the Family and Medical Leave Act to care for that parent.

2. Explain whether the size of the business can have any effect on whether Tony is eligible for family leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

3. Explain whether Herman can or cannot imply that if Tony takes a leave of absence under the FMLA, he may not have a job when he returns.

4. Describe who is covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.
5. Explain the extent to which an employer can make his or her own determination as to the eligibility of an employee under the Family Medic al Leave Act.