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NYC Amends the Earned Sick Time Act, Expands Coverage
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • December 13 2017

Last month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill into law amending and expanding the NYC Earned Sick Time Act (ESTA). The law previously

Another Case of Paid Sick Leave: BERKELEY Symptoms Begin Soon
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

On October 1, 2017, after more than a year of waiting, the Berkeley, CA paid sick leave ordinance goes into effect. The ordinance provides

What Am I Doing Wrong?? Common FMLA Mistakes - Assuming an adult son or daughter is not a covered family member
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

“What did I do wrong?” and “Am I doing this correctly?” are frequent questions from clients regarding FMLA administration. This is the ninth in a

What Am I Doing Wrong?? Common FMLA Mistakes - Forgetting to consider whether an employee is entitled to FMLA leave based on an in loco parentis relationship.
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 11 2017

“What did I do wrong?” and “Am I doing this correctly?” are frequent questions from clients regarding FMLA administration. This is the seventh in a

Can an Employee take FMLA Leave to Care For a Sibling? Before You Say "No," Read This
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

I love my brother dearly. I love my sister just as much. And whenever we near the end of life’s journey (a long time from now, of course), I’ll be

Employee's Failure to Mention Nature of Grandfather's Relationship Was Not Sufficient to Deny Employee's Request for FMLA Leave
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

In Coutard v. Municipal Credit Union, 848 F.3d 102 (2d Cir. 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held (1) that an employee

Court Requires Employer to Investigate Whether “In Loco Parentis” Status Applies for a FMLA Request
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

Under the FMLA, eligible employees can take leave to care for a “parent,” which can include an individual who stood in loco parentis to an employee

Employer Had Obligation to Seek Details on FMLA Request
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2017

An employer should have made more of an effort to determine if an employee was eligible for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, the U.S. Court

FMLA leave, grandparents & “in loco parentis”
  • Sun Life Financial Inc
  • USA
  • February 10 2017

On 2917, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals reversed summary judgment for an employer on FMLA claims where the employer advised an that he could

Illinois Employers Must Provide Qualifying Employees Two Weeks of Unpaid Child Bereavement Leave
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2016

Illinois is now the second state to require that employers provide unpaid bereavement leave to eligible employees under its Child Bereavement Leave