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Court says it’s up to employers to clearly communicate FMLA procedures, filing deadlines.

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The plaintiffs claim that Marriott maintained a corporate policy that robbed them of overtime pay.

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Airline is facing complaints from employees on both coasts who say they were denied their earned overtime pay...

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DIRECTV won’t be able to avoid complaints that they underpaid technicians simply by claiming they were independent contractors...

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The 12 weeks of leave that the Family & Medical Leave Act allows does not have to be taken all at once...

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You can lose your FMLA protections if you misrepresent your reasons for requesting leave...

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According to this recent case, an employee may have the higher burden of proof in cases alleging FMLA discrimination and retaliation...

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New lawsuits claim Apple should be held accountable under product liability theory for its failure to activate iPhone technology that would reduce the number of texting-while-driving and other distracted driving accidents...

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A recent Michigan lawsuit will establish important case law regarding liability for worker injuries and deaths due to automated machinery...

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Another example of wage abuse – wrongfully categorizing employees as independent contractors to avoid paying minimum wage...
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