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Another Case Confirms the Employer’s “Heavy Burden” in FMLA Cases

By Tremain Artaza PLLC |

Another employee who claimed she was fired for taking FMLA leave has survived summary judgment. A federal district court in Ohio confirmed that an employee’s burden of providing notice of the need for leave “is not heavy” and that an employer has the burden of clarifying any uncertainty on whether the employee intends to… Read More »

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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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