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Jonathan A. Segal
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Posted 09.11.18
2018 DOL Opinion Letter Under the FMLA
Employers need to be careful not to reach certain conclusions too quickly based on the issued DOL opinion letters.
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Jonathan A. Segal
Partner
Posted 04.01.15
What Accommodations Must Be Made for a Pregnant Employee?
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. case may play a role in your company's policies.
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Jonathan A. Segal
Partner
Posted 03.06.15
Waiting for the DOL
President Obama has announced he intends to propose major changes to the white-collar exemptions and has directed the Department of Labor to propose revisions to "modernize and streamline" current FLSA regulations. The draft regulations were originally expected in October 2014. The DOL then released a date of February 2015. We are now in March of 2015, and we are still waiting for any changes to be announced.
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Linda Hollinshead
Partner
Posted 04.15.14
Defending FMLA Retaliation Claims: Employers, Follow Your Normal Practice
Employers are well aware of the increased risk of implementing an adverse action (e.g., suspension, termination of employment) in the face of an employee’s claim for FMLA leave. Defending against such claims depends upon being able to demonstrate the legitimate, nondiscriminatory basis for the adverse action. At times, however, the close proximity of the adverse action to the employee’s FMLA request is difficult to overcome.