On the 20th Anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the DOL issued its final regulations on Servicemember FMLA and on Flight Crew eligibility. There was little outcry about these changes to the regulations. The changes take effect 30 days from their publication in the February 6, 2013 Federal Register, which republished all of the FMLA regulations, as well as the changes. You can find them through this...read more
The burden of proof in interference claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is one that divides the federal appellate courts. But not enough, it appears, to warrant Supreme Court review. On January 14, 2013, the Supreme Court denied a petition for a writ of certiorari in Thomsen v Stantec, Inc., , 2013 U.S. LEXIS 751 (Jan. 14, 2013), which sought to have the Court consider the issue. Thomsen was an electrical engineer for Stantec....read more
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