Course Project – Government Regulations and Strategy

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The executive leadership of ACME Company, Inc. believe they can
reduce their expenses (and in turn increase profits) when it comes to
the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Currently, the company’s policy
on FMLA is as follows: for an eligible employee ACME provides up to 15
weeks of leave per year for covered conditions and they also provide 25%
paid leave. ACME employs 750 people with an average per person salary
of $50,000. Annually, ACME averages 10 employees out on FMLA. All
employees on FMLA use the full 15 weeks annually. Leadership decides to
ask Mary for her recommendation, since she is the HR professional.

For this project assignment on ACME Company, Inc. complete a minimum of three pages that addresses the following concepts:

  • The key features and purpose of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
  • The minimum legal requirements of FMLA.
  • The advantages and disadvantages of keeping the current
    company policy and changing the policy to meet minimum legal
  • If you were Mary, what would be your recommendation? Explain.

Make sure to include an APA formatted title page and reference page
for sources that you may have used for your research. Remember to follow
APA guidelines for in-text citations when paraphrasing or quoting