According to the U.S Department of Labor (DOL), nearly one in five U.S adults (approximately 52.9 million people) live with mental illness with only about half that number receiving the help they need. To assist in furthering its goal of assuring that leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is not viewed as just another stumbling block to mental health assistance, the DOL has just published an updated Family and Medical Leave Act Guide on Mental Health.

Teresa McQueen

Agricultural employers, in addition to all the other tools needed to assist in running their businesses, need a written Employee Handbook to protect their company from legal risks, set forth policies and procedures to guide employees and supervisors, and provide information on company benefits.

Teresa McQueen


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