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Supreme Court Paves the Way for Pregnancy Accommodations

By Tremain Artaza PLLC |

This morning, the United States Supreme Court handed down its decision in Young v. United Parcel Service (Case No. 12-1226). The case addressed whether, and in what circumstances, employers are required to provide workplace accommodations for pregnant employees with medical limitations. Seems obvious, right? Wrong. Workplace accommodations are required for employees who are disabled… Read More »

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Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Same-Sex Couples Now Covered by FMLA

By Tremain Artaza PLLC |

The Department of Labor has issued new FMLA Regulations on the definition of ‘Spouse’ – same-sex couples whose marriages are recognized in the “place of celebration” (i.e., the state or country in which they were married) are now afforded the same family leave protections as other couples under the Act: http://www.shrm.org/…/fed…/pages/fmla-spouse-final-rule.aspx

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No “Magic Words” Needed to Trigger FMLA

By Tremain Artaza PLLC |

When an employee requests leave, the employer’s responsibilities under the Family & Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) are triggered if it has “knowledge that an employee’s leave may be for an FMLA-qualifying reason.” 29 CFR 825.300(b)(1). Once it has that information, it must provide the employee with an FMLA Eligibility Notice within five business days…. Read More »

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