What do you do when one of your employees has informed you of what clearly is an FMLA-triggering event (she needs to care for her dad who is seriously ill in the hospital), but then tells you she doesn’t want the absence designated as FMLA leave?
Zite, which I’ve described as a Pandora for content, has been acquired by Flipboard.
The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) issued the state’s first licenses to produce and process recreational marijuana today.
In an important development for product demonstration claims, a federal court recently dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit claiming that Apple’s advertising overstated the voice recognition capability for Siri.
Ripe strawberries define lusciousness. Fragile, with fleeting taste, these heart-shaped berries inspired Shakespeare’s pen: “The strawberry grows underneath the nettle; and wholesome berries thrive and ripen best; neighbour’d by fruit of baser quality.” Regarded as an aphrodisiac in provincial France, newlyweds were served strawberry soup.
You may have heard about the hot news story that continues to gain traction nationwide where a New Jersey teen sued her parents in the Morris County Superior Court for financial support, private high school tuition, college payments, and attorney fees.
The Estate of Michael Jackson is battling it out with the IRS in a dispute over the value of the late pop star’s estate.
Does today’s oral argument before the Supreme Court in the Halliburton case provide any clues regarding the Court’s likely decision? (For background regarding the case, see yesterday’s post.)
Keeping the Pressure On Employers, Administration Requests $41 Million Budget Increase for DOL’s Wage & Hour Division
Yesterday, the White House released the President’s budget request for FY2015. The U.S. Department of Labor’s budget request includes more than $11.8 billion in funding increases across all of its programs.
The debate over genetically modified foods refuses to fade as a patchwork of state and local laws and lawsuits pop up.