Tag: Court Opinions

Question: What are the implications of the ruling in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that stated an employee can decline Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave even if their leave qualifies? Answer: The long-term impact of the Ninth Circuit ruling (Escriba v. Foster Poultry Farms, Inc.) is still to be seen as the…

Question: Are you aware of any federal legislation or court cases that could change parts of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? Answer: As is the case with many labor laws, there are always changes and updates to the body of the laws based upon numerous ongoing interpretations form the courts. In fact, the…