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Effective managers can successfully locate and apply relevant human resources laws and regulations.The United States Department of Labor website is an excellent source of reliable information.Access the search box of the U.S. Dept. of Labor website located at.Choose three laws from the list below to research:Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA)Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act (COBRA)Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)Sarbanes-Oxley Act (see whistleblower protection provisions)For each of the three chosen laws, provide a bulleted list of five or six relevant facts that you believehave significance for line managers.Line managers are the first layer of management above the front-line workers (Wallbridge, 2020).According to Wallbridge (2020), “Line managers are thefirst point of contact for their direct reports,and they liaise and relay information between senior leaders, HR and workers” (para. 3). Effectivemanagers can apply relevant human resource laws and regulations. Certain laws have a significancefor line managers, specifically Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA),The Health Insurance Portabilityand Accountability Act (HIPAA)and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) “entitles eligible employees of covered employers to takeunpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group healthinsurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave”(para. 1). Facts include:Employees are entitled to twelve workweeks of leave in a 12-month period for birth of child(U.S. Department of Labor, n.d.).Company has to employ 50 or more employees in 20 or more workweeks for the Family &Medical Leave Act to apply (U.S. Department of Labor, n.d.).An employee that is eligible for FMLA must have worked for the employer for a total of 12months and have worked 1,250 hours in that time period (U.S. Department of Labor, n.d.).The FMLA also applies to the following circumstances:employee’s own serious medicalcondition, to care for a spouse, child, or parent with a serious medication condition, for thebirth and care of a newborn child, for placement of a child for adoption or foster care with theemployee (Vaughn, 2020).

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