Love-BoatThis post has nothing to do with Netflix and its new, generous parental leave policy.  Or GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina’s latest position on paid leave. Sorry to disappoint.

But it does involve an exotic boat cruise. And of course, the FMLA. Tantalizing? Jump aboard the Love Boat to find out…

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Wal-martFor several weeks now, attorneys and legal academics across the country have dissected the U.S. Supreme Court’s Wal-Mart v. Dukes (pdf) decision, which shut the door to a 1.5 million class of current and former female Wal-Mart employees who are claiming that they were denied pay increases and promotions because of their gender.  In striking down

What can you do when you receive a medical certification from an employee, but you think it might be fraudulent, or you just don’t understand what the doctor has written?  In these instances, does the FMLA allow you to contact the employee’s health care provider directly to inquire?  In this podcast, we explain the circumstances