The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said in its ruling in Daryl Scruggs vs. Carrier Corp., that inconsistent documentation provided by Scruggs was enough to justify his termination.Read More
Brandon Bentley was treated for anxiety and depression after the shooting, and a psychiatrist and psychologist deemed him unable to work. He filed for workers' comp benefits in March 2010.Read More
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 amends Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to say discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions constitutes unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII, according to the EEOC.Read More
The Labor Department said the proposal released Jan. 30 implements amendments to the military leave provisions of the FMLA made by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010.Read More
The woman alleges the accounts were accessed while she was recovering from a brain injury she sustained after being hit by a car while running an errand for work.
The Workers Compensation Research Institute studied workers' compensation procedures and outcomes in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, which were deemed to have faster and higher return-to-work rates than other states.
Two-thirds of women who were given maternity leave were able to return to work within a year of their first pregnancy, according to the U.S. Census Bureau in Washington.
We are now at 50 employees but have a lot of new hires. When are we required to implement the Family and Medical Leave Act?
—Crossing the ThresholdRead More
An individual who has worked for an employer for less than 12 months may still be eligible for FMLA protection if that company is considered a successor in interest to the employee's former employer and the employee's combined length of service for both employers is 12 months or more.Read More