Family & Medical Leave Act

The Family & Medical Leave Act of 1993 (“FMLA”), 29 U.S.C. §§2601-2654, makes it unlawful for covered employers to terminate or otherwise discipline an eligible employee for taking up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave (or 26 weeks to care for a covered servicemember...

Bad References Can Mean Big Trouble

Employers should exercise care when providing job references for current or previous employees to potential new employers.  A current or previous employee may have a cause of action for a defamation lawsuit if the previous employer recklessly or maliciously makes a...