Articles Posted in Family and Medical Leave

Hunting cabin

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Consider this simple set of facts:

  1.  Employee injures his knee;
  2.  Employee requests FMLA leave;
  3.  Employer says no because the FMLA leave would coincide with the employee’s hunting trip;
  4.  Employee takes leave anyway; and
  5.  Employer fires employee upon his return to work.

Has the employer violated the FMLA? Continue reading

Let’s give credit where credit is due. When Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division had the unenviable task of creating and implementing supporting guidance, enforcing the law, and tending to all of its other responsibilities. All during a COVID-19 pandemic.

It wasn’t going to be perfect. Continue reading

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”
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