The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued additional guidance to employers regarding the definition of “son or daughter” under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) as it relates to an adult child. Under the FMLA, an...more
Lawler v. Montblanc North America, LLC, No. 11-16206 (January 11, 2013): The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit where the employee could not show that she was fired for requesting four...more
The Department of Labor (DOL) has clarified the definition of "son or daughter" to now permit an eligible employee to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to care for an adult child who is incapable of...more
Amendments to California’s pregnancy regulations became effective on December 30, 2012, creating many new responsibilities for employers. While employers should take note of all of the amended regulations, some of the most...more
In regulations that became effective December 30, 2012, California employers received additional guidance on how to handle leaves of absence for employees disabled by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition....more
California employers should take action promptly to ensure compliance with new state disability and pregnancy disability regulations.
On December 26, California's Office of Administrative Law approved new disability...more
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HENDERSON, N.C. - Britthaven, Inc. and its successor, Principle Long Term, Inc., operators of a nursing and rehabilitation center in Henderson, N.C.,...more
In Queen v. City of Bridgeton, the Appellate Division held that an employer with no legal duty to provide paid leave does not violate the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) for denying an employee’s request for the...more
California employers should be aware that new regulations regarding pregnancy will take effect on December 30, 2012. Under California law, employers with five or more employees are required to provide up to four months of...more
BakerHostetler's Employment and Labor Group would like to bring to your attention the following recent changes to the California Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) Regulations affecting employer obligations and...more
Last week, Attorney Robin Shea of Employment & Labor Insider proposed 10 rules of etiquette that “will save you from a pregnancy discrimination suit”. Rule No. 1? Pregnancy is always good news. Always. Always....more
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