When in doubt, offer conditional FMLA leave, and confirm with the statute’s medical certification process.
City officials said Mary Lester engaged in conduct unbecoming of a city employee.
An employer’s discouragement of an employee taking FMLA leave can violate the act, even if the discouragement is ineffective.
If you're ignorant enough to fire someone because of their caregiving needs at home, maybe it is asking too much to expect you to know enough not to express that intent out loud.Read More
Depending on a specific law, managers and supervisors may have liability for their own acts of discrimination or other unlawful activities.Read More
The Chicago-based consulting firm now offers 16 weeks of paid leave to female employees in an effort to attract and retain top talent.Read More
As proposed, the meaning of 'spouse' under the FMLA would depend on the law of state in which the marriage was celebrated, not the law of the state where the employee lives or works.Read More
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.
Depending on the Supreme Court’s ruling, a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against shipping giant UPS could lead to expanded rights for pregnant workers.Read More