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Employers should communicate a policy ahead of time that workers speak with their managers or designated representative prior to taking intermittent leave for a foreseeable reason. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Workers have the right to take intermittent leave under the Family Medical Leave Act when meeting certain criteria, but employers must take steps to make sure no one is abusing that right, according to XpertHR’s white paper, “

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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