Court Puts FMLA Claim For Sleep Apnea To Rest

  • Mar 26, 2018
  • FMLA
  • Dennis J. Merley

An employee dreamed of saving her job by seeking a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for sleep apnea.  Too bad her employer had already decided to terminate her due to her nightmarish attendance. ...

Counting FMLA is Different When Employee Works Overtime

  • Aug 8, 2016
  • FMLA
  • Dennis J. Merley

Calculating and counting down an employee’s 12 weeks of Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) is usually a pretty clear-cut matter.  However, the math can get much more complicated when the employee works regular overtime and has to miss some of those extra shifts due to intermittent ...

DOL Proposes FMLA Change to Cover Same-Sex Spouses

  • Jul 2, 2014
  • FMLA
  • Lynn M. Mueller

Proposed changes to the regulations of the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) may require employers nationwide to extend spousal leave benefits to all eligible employees in valid same-sex and common law marriages regardless of whether ...