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You can terminate that employee who is off for a work injury…….but, based on this new 6th Circuit Court case, don’t forget that there are implications outside of workers’ compensation/FMLA/ADA issues

In Stein v. Atlas Industries, 2018 WL 1719097 (6th Cir. April 9, 2018) the 6th District considered an FMLA/ERISA action brought by an employee who was terminated after failing to show up for work after the physician treating him for a work-related injury released him to light-duty. 667 more words

Natural disaster and FMLA: What Employers Should Know About FMLA After A Natural Disaster

Natural disaster like Harvey and Irma raise a large number of issues for managers: how would you pay your representatives amid suspended operations? Regardless of whether and to what degree should medical advantages and different advantages be advertised? 585 more words

Education

Catholic Foster Care Agency Sued by Asthma-Sufferer for Disability Discrimination

Catholic Guardian Services (CGS), a not-for-profit that provides foster care services, is being sued by an ex-employee who claims that she was discriminated against because of her respiratory disability. 288 more words

Employment

My Friday FMLA Drama!!

Late in the day yesterday, I received an email from the company that handles my FMLA. To say the very least this email caught me off guard and took my… 954 more words

Pain

Current FMLA Forms Now Expire June 30

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms expire June 30—not on their original expiration date of May 31—but aren’t likely to change when they’re replaced with new forms, experts say. 731 more words

Human Resources

Temple University Sued After Firing "Situational High Blood Pressure" Sufferer

Temple University was sued for firing an assistant director of housekeeping after she requested multiple weeks off for chronic high blood pressure issues. Situational high blood pressure is brought on by stress, and can cause severe pain. 357 more words

Employment

Allstate Sued for Gender, Age Discrimination

Allstate is being sued by a former female employee who claims that the insurance and financial services giant discriminated against her on the basis of age and gender and retaliated against her for lodging complaints, ultimately firing her. 446 more words

Employment