Recently there has been an update to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in the United States. It discusses how telework arrangements during the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted FMLA leave and clarify the employer’s obligations under the law. It also examines a recent case involving a retaliation claim under FMLA and how it can impact employers. Finally, the article provides practical guidance for employers to navigate FMLA requirements and avoid potential legal liabilities.