One company terminated an employee with performance problems – but ended up in court because he was on protected leave at the time. Here’s why a court ruled against the company. Fired two months in James Hester worked as an engineer for Texas-based company Bell-Textron Inc. for more than 20 years. During his time there, […]
When employers have issues with FMLA certifications it can make leave administration a true nightmare. But one of the best solutions to the problem often gets overlooked by employers. That solution: Going right to the doctor for help. That’s what employment law attorney Jeff Nowak did. Nowak, the author of the FMLA Insights blog (FmlaInsights.com), […]
When an employee’s out on FMLA leave, and their job gets eliminated during a company restructuring, do you have to hire them back? The 2nd Circuit addressed this in a recent court ruling. Top 10% Steven Barger worked for First Data Corp. in New York City when he needed to take FMLA leave. While Barger […]
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