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 FMLA Case Headlines (Click the headline for the full story)
 
PREGNANCY AND THE FMLA
(Cruz v. Publix Super Markets, Inc., 11th Cir.)  
 
SINUSITIS
(Hastings v. Carlson Mtg. Group Inc., D. Minn)  
 
EMPLOYEE MUST SIGN MEDICAL RELEASE TO PRESERVE FMLA RIGHTS
(Rutschke v. Northwest Airlines, D. Minn.)  
 
PREGNANT WORKER HAS FMLA RIGHTS DESPITE EMPLOYMENT FOR LESS THAN ONE YEAR
(Beffert v. Pennsylvania Dep't of Pub. Welfare, E.D. Pa.)  
 
DOCTOR FAILS TO SUBMIT MEDICAL CERTIFICATION
(Urban v. Dolgencorp of Tex., Inc. 5th Cir.)  
 
NO RETALIATION CLAIM UNDER FMLA
(Humenny v. GENEX Corp. 6th Cir.)  
 
REQUEST FOR FMLA LEAVE 6 DAYS BEFORE ELIGIBILITY IS NOT PROTECTED
(Walker v. Elmore County Bd. of Educ. 11th Cir.)  
 
LAYOFF AFTER MATERNITY LEAVE
(Wilson v. IBM, N.D.N.Y.)  
 
THREE-DAY NOTICE BEFORE LEAVE
(Cavin v. Honda of Am. Mfg. Inc., 6th Cir.)  
 
SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITION UNDER FMLA
(Russell v. North Broward Hospital)  
 
FMLA VIOLATED BECAUSE NO CUSTOMIZED NOTICE
(DeCesare v. Niles City Sch. Dist. Bd. of Educ., Ohio Ct. App.)  
 
WAIVING FMLA RIGHTS
(Faris v. Williams)  
 
SLEEPING ON THE JOB
(Byrne v. Avon Prods. Inc., 7th Cir.)  
 
REQUEST FOR FAMILY LEAVE
(McCarron v. British Telecom, E.D.Pa.)  
 
BACK PAY AND THE FMLA
(Plumley v. Southern Container Inc., 1st Cir.)  
 
ACTIVE DUTY BY MILITARY RESERVISTS
(July 26, 2002 Labor Department Memorandum)  
 
EMPLOYER WITH FEWER THAN 15 EMPLOYEES MAY BE LIABLE UNDER TITLE VII
(Smith v. K&F Industries Inc. S.D.N.Y.)  
 
LEAVE NOT DESIGNATED AS FMLA LEAVE
(Ragsdale v. Wolverine World Wide, Inc.)  
 
DEPRESSION AGAIN
(Spangler v. Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines,
Eighth Circuit)
  
 
ABSENCE NOT FMLA PROTECTED
(Collins v. NTN-Bower Corp. 7th Cir.)  
 
EMPLOYER MAY CHANGE ITS MIND ABOUT FMLA APPROVAL
(Woodford Community Action of Greene County, Inc.)  
 
12 MONTH FMLA PERIOD
(Bachelder v. America West Airlines)  
 
FMLA PERMITS SUITS AGAINST INDIVIDUAL SUPERVISORS - EVEN IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
(Carter v. USPS W.D.Ky.)  
 
FMLA REQUIRES WRITTEN NOTICE TO EMPLOYEE
(Wilson Lemington Home for the Aged W.D. PA.)  
 
SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY WORKS FOR STATES IN FMLA CASES, BUT NOT IN TITLE VII CASES
(Okruhlik v. University Of Ark., 8th Circuit)  
(Lizzi v. Alexander, 4th Cir.)
  
 
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