FMLA Law News Update – June 24

By | June 23, 2008

What Family Leave?
Mother Jones – San Francisco,CA,USA
By Stephanie Mencimer When it passed in 1993, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was supposed to be the beginning of a new movement to reshape the …

Obama’s Remarks to Working Women
RealClearPolitics – Chicago,IL,USA
Today, 78 percent of workers covered by FMLA don’t take leave because it isn’t paid. That’s just not fair. You shouldn’t be punished for getting sick or …

You Be The Judge: The Case of the Porch-building FMLA Claimant
By Mark Toth
Weimer filed a lawsuit, claiming that the company fired him in retaliation for taking FMLA leave. Honda denied the claims. The parties conducted discovery and then each filed a motion for summary judgment in its favor. …

FMLA eligibility: Do ‘bonus hours’ count toward the 1250?
By Sam Narisi
Sometimes, figuring out FMLA eligibility is pretty cut and dry. But that doesn’t mean employers and employees never disagree on who gets to take leave. Here’s one example of a dispute about what hours should be included. …

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