Don Falk, partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice, in the Palo Alto office of Mayer Brown discusses a 9th Circuit decision holding that an employer bears the burden of proving that it has a legitimate reason for denying reinstatement to an employee who returns after taking a leave under the Family Medical Leave Act.

Ninth Circuit: Employer Has Burden to Show Legitimate Reason for Denying Reinstatement Under Family Medical Leave Act (3:03 Audio)