Let’s face it. Managing employee leave isn’t the most glamorous aspect of HR or workforce management. But it’s certainly among the most challenging. The legal and regulatory backdrop to leave management is complex, and it varies based on factors that range from where you do business to the size of your company. You feel as if the rules are ever-changing. It’s like doing business in an amusement park fun house; it’s a challenge to keep your footing, hard to know if what you’re seeing is real, and difficult to get a firm hold on the rail to help lead you through the maze.
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*This week’s blog post is brought to you by Optis' Executive Vice President, [Rene Gates](https://www.linkedin.com/pub/rene-gates/6/a03/6b9), and previously appeared in the March issue of [DMEC’s @Work magazine.](http://dmec.org/work-magazine/current-issue-archives/)* ![dmecmarchissue.jpg](/sites/default/files/dmecmarchissue.jpg) Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 mandates that federal contractors do not discriminate against individuals with disabilities and that they make a concerted effort to hire these individuals. In addition to this clause, the regulations contain specific d