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Nursing assistant's pregnancy bias claim can proceed, federal court rules

USA - January 13 2014 An employer's policy of accommodating medical restrictions arising only from work-related incidents, and not those arising from non-workplace-based...

J. Gregory Grisham.

No religious discrimination without accommodation request, Tenth Circuit rules

USA - October 31 2013 An employer's failure to hire a Muslim woman who showed up for the job interview in a headscarf (i.e., hijab) was not religious discrimination under...

J. Gregory Grisham.

Employee's request for funeral leave can trigger religious accommodation duty, federal appeals court rules

USA - August 28 2013 Two written requests from an employee for unpaid leave to attend funeral rites for his father in Africa created a genuine issue of material fact as...

J. Gregory Grisham.

Court rules employee who voluntarily resigned had no FMLA-interference claim

USA - June 11 2013 Finding that the employer did not have a duty to inquire further into an employee's resignation a day after her return from leave under the Family...

J. Gregory Grisham, Katharine C. Weber.

Transfer to new position triggered employer FMLA liability, court rules, but front pay too speculative

USA - April 1 2013 A front pay award of 10 years in the amount of more than $135,000 for a Family Medical Leave Act violation was "unduly speculative," the federal...

J. Gregory Grisham.