The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued an Opinion Letter clarifying that an employee who has a child with a serious medical condition is entitled to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act so that the parent can attend a school meeting to discuss that child’s Individualized Education Program.Read More
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New legislation in New York and California reflects growing momentum for pro-employee legislation that seeks to punish discrimination and harassment, but which threatens to subject well-intentioned employers to new breeds of serious claims.Read More
Employers in the District of Columbia must allow their employees to take up to 24 hours of leave during any 12-month period to attend school-related activities.Read More
A recent ruling from the US Court of Appeals for District of Columbia clarifies that employers must present evidence of clear and reasonably specific reasons for making employment-related decisions.Read More
High court rules that an employee’s failure to file an obligatory agency action before proceeding to court with a Title VII claim of discrimination is not a jurisdictional bar to the lawsuit, which places the burden on their employer to raise this defense early in the case, or else forfeit it.Read More