Caregivers May Use Family Medical Leave Time for IEP Meetings

A new letter from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests that attending IEP meetings that address the educational and special needs of your child “is a qualifying reason for taking intermittent FMLA leave.” But what about 504 Plan meetings? The answer remains vague, though experts advise caregivers to follow these steps for using FMLA to cover school meetings.