FMLA Determines Remote Workers ‘Worksite’ Not Always Their Physical Work Location

How does a remote employee define their worksite in relation to Family Medical Leave Act eligibility? According to FMLA, a personal residence does not qualify as a worksite. Instead, an employee’s worksite is the office to which they report or from which their assignments are made. Based on this qualification, remote workers whose reporting location claims fifty or more employees are eligible for FMLA. Read on to learn how this caveat might affect your remote workers.