Jurate Schwartz

Jurate Schwartz

Proskauer Rose LLP

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Pregnancy Is a Protected Characteristic Under the Florida Civil Rights Act

In April 2014, the Florida Supreme Court, resolving the split in the Florida District Courts of Appeal, held that the Florida Civil Rights Act (“FCRA”) prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of pregnancy....more

10/16/2014 - Appeals Discrimination Employer Liability Issues FCRA Pregnancy Discrimination

M.D. Florida: Employee Must Report To SEC To Be A Protected Dodd-Frank Whistleblower

Two weeks ago, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida dismissed with prejudice a former employee’s Dodd-Frank whistleblower claim on the ground that the employee was not a “whistleblower” within the...more

5/29/2014 - Dodd-Frank Reporting Requirements SEC Whistleblowers

The FMLA – What's New as of its 20th Birthday

The 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA" or the "Act") turned 20 in 2013. To mark its 20th birthday, the U.S. Department of Labor released the 2012 FMLA Survey Report and issued a final rule implementing important...more

2/13/2013 - AFCTCA Airline Employees Flight Crews FMLA Military Caregiver Leave Military Leave NDAA Paid Family Leave Insurance Program USERRA Veterans

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