Tag Archives: American Bar Association

These Three Key FMLA and ADA Resources Will Help You Conquer the World

If you have any interest in vastly improving your FMLA and ADA mojo, here are three can’t miss resources you need to make part of your professional reading and education each spring: 1.  Review the ABA’s Report of 2016 FMLA Cases.  Every February, the American Bar Association’s Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee publishes a comprehensive report … Continue Reading

ABA's Summary of 2015 FMLA Cases an Outstanding Resource for Employers, Attorneys

This is one of the most exciting days of the FMLA year for me. Literally, one of those Steve Martin “The phone books are here!” days. Why? Every mid-February or so, the American Bar Association’s Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee publishes a comprehensive report of FMLA decisions handed down by the federal courts in the … Continue Reading

DOL Continues to Warn Employers of Investigation of Systemic FMLA Issues

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of presenting on complex FMLA issues at the American Bar Association’s Annual Labor and Employment conference. During the session, entitled “The FMLA 20 Years Later,” we covered key FMLA notice and medical certification issues and other difficult FMLA scenarios. Notably, one of my co-panelists, Andrea Appel, Regional Counsel for Civil … Continue Reading

ABA's Summary of 2013 FMLA Cases a Critical Resource for Employers, Attorneys

Calling all FMLA nerds!  You’ll want to read this. Every February, the American Bar Association’s Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee publishes a comprehensive report of significant FMLA decisions handed down by the federal courts in the previous year. This report literally includes every FMLA decision from 2013. This year’s report is as comprehensive as always … Continue Reading

Summary of 2011 FMLA Cases: Valuable Resource to Employers

Each year, the American Bar Association’s Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee publishes a comprehensive report of significant FMLA decisions handed down by the federal courts in the previous year.  2011 proved to be an active year for cases involving the Family and Medical leave Act, and this year’s report captures nearly all of them.  It is a great … Continue Reading

Summary of 2010 FMLA Cases Provides Valuable Resource to Employers and Employment Attorneys

Every February, the American Bar Association’s Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee publishes a comprehensive report of significant FMLA decisions handed down by the federal courts in the previous year.  This year’s report is fabulous — it summarizes 2010 FMLA decisions in a user-friendly manner and is a great reference for me throughout the year. The report … Continue Reading

The DOL's Holiday Gift for the Plaintiff's Bar

  Shortly before the Thanksgiving holiday, the Obama administration’s “Middle Class Task Force” announced a new program in which the U.S. Department of Labor will partner with the American Bar Association to refer complaints under the FMLA and federal wage and hour laws to private plaintiffs’ attorneys. Here is an excerpt from the ABA’s press … Continue Reading
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