Employers can be guilty of retaliation even where the only person aware of the protected activity is the harasser.
Employees may have a valid retaliation claim if an adverse action occurs following an internal complaint.
Employer policies that provide for accommodations under certain conditions, but not for pregnancy-related accommodations, may be discriminatory.
Employers must be careful in drafting settlement agreements that involve 'no employment' or 'no re-employment' provisions.
Lori Flood was placed on administrative leave pending a fitness for duty evaluation. On Jan. 10, 2011, Flood submitted an FMLA medical certification and was terminated two days later.