Be Careful Not to Interfere with FMLA Leave – Mandatory Overtime Must Be Counted Towards FMLA Entitlement

Be Careful Not to Interfere with FMLA Leave – Mandatory Overtime Must Be Counted Towards FMLA Entitlement

On May 13, 2016, in Hernandez v. Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals held that mandatory overtime hours may be deducted from an employee’s FMLA leave entitlement, but similarly, mandatory overtime hours must be included when calculating total FMLA leave entitlement.

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EEOC Issues New Resource Document: Employer-Provided Leave and the American’s with Disabilities Act

EEOC Issues New Resource Document: Employer-Provided Leave and the American’s with Disabilities Act

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a new resource document today titled: Employer-Provided Leave and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Department of Labor’s new guide: The Employer’s Guide to The Family and Medical Leave Act.

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