Updated to include the Nevada Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act, effective October 1, 2017.
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $161,000 jury award to an Alabama narcotics officer whose employer refused to accommodate her need to pump breast milk following her maternity leave. The jury had found the employer illegally retaliated against the officer under both the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).
The White House plans to nominate Cheryl Stanton to be Administrator of the US Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division. Currently executive director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, Stanton also has worked as a labor and employment attorney in both the public and private sectors.
Updated to include the forthcoming Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.
Updated to include forthcoming amendments to the Oregon Sick Time Law.
Updated to include an amendment to the Hawaii Family Leave Law regarding covered family members, effective July 10, 2017.
Updated to include the state kin care leave law, effective July 1, 2017.
Updated to include information on employer liability for retaliation under the federal FMLA in a federal court ruling covering Michigan employers.
HR and legal consideration for complying with and administering FMLA leave. Guidance and support on following all of the FMLA rules and regulations.