The healthcare reform law amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to require employers to provide breaks and a room for nursing mothers to express breast milk. So why can’t mothers sue when their employers refuse to follow those breastfeeding rules?
Do you have to pay out-of-state employees for the overtime work they perform in state? After weighing in on a recent overtime lawsuit, it’s clear two major courts think so.
A company owner invited 11 of his employees, all of whom were over the age of 49, to attend a meeting to discuss retirement plans. One of those employees sued, claiming the meeting was discriminatory under the ADEA. Did she prevail in court?
The outcome of a new Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) lawsuit offers up a valuable lesson for employers.
Remember the man who was awarded workers’ comp benefits after deciding to smoke pot and then feed a grizzly bear? Well, his employer appealed the benefits ruling, and a state supreme court issued a final decision.
If you decide to deny an employee his or her old job upon returning from FMLA leave, a new court ruling highlights one thing you’d better be ready to do.
Here’s a ruling that may surprise employers: A Washington, D.C. court has ruled that illegal immigrants can receive workers’ comp for injuries sustained on the job.
The amount of workers who filed for Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) job protection this year has increased by more than 10%, according to a recent report.
If you encourage your employees to carpool to work, should benefits be paid out if a worker gets hurt — or worse — in a car crash? See how one court ruled.
This employee’s workers’ comp case raised eyebrows. Read what happened, and see if you agree with the court’s final ruling.