Labor Department Releases Three New Opinion Letters

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released three new Opinion Letters: FMLA2019-2-A, addressing whether time spent attending a Committee on Special Education meeting to...

Timing is Everything

When it comes to discipline and termination, another Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) case has shown us that timing is everything. Tsige v. Marriott...

FAMLI Bill Shelved; Colorado to Study Better Approaches

Under mounting pressure from business groups and other interests, Democrats have decided to cease plans to pass the Family Medical Leave Insurance program (FAMLI), HB18-1001,...

Labor Department Issues New Opinion Letters

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued three new Opinion Letters last week. The first Opinion Letter, FLSA2019-1, addresses minimum wage and overtime for residential janitors. In...

Paid Family and Medical Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a federal law that provides unpaid, job-protected leave for eligible employees working for covered employers. FMLA...

Misleading Statements Support FMLA Interference

A recent case from the federal district court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin demonstrates the consequences for a supervisor's inaccurate or misleading statements with...