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  • 676 F.3d 768 (8th Cir. 2012), 11-2744, Ballato v. Comcast Corp.

    ... work on three consecutive shifts and failed to notify his department of his absences or to request leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. § 2601-54. Ballato filed a lawsuit against Comcast claiming the company interfered with his ability to request an excused absence under ...

  • 779 F.3d 514 (8th Cir. 2015), 13-3786, Johnson v. Wheeling Mach. Prods.

    Johnson began working for U.S. Steel in 2004. On May 12 2011, he left work, complaining of a headache, and went to a clinic where a physician’s assistant indicated that he had high blood pressure. The next day he provided a note that was deemed insufficient by his employer. His regular physician later indicated that Johnson's blood pressure was normal. Emails, memoranda, and letters indicate that

    ... brought this action under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. § § 2601-2654, alleging that U.S. Steel retaliated against ...See Ballato v. Comcast Corp., 676 F.3d 768, 772 (8th Cir. 2012). Johnson first argues that ...

  • 686 F.3d 948 (8th Cir. 2012), 11-2901, Bone v. G4S Youth Services, LLC

    ... in violation of her rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (" FMLA" ), 29 U.S.C. § 2601 et seq. After the close of discovery, the ...Comcast Corp., 676 F.3d 768, 772 (8th Cir.2012). Bone contends that G4S ...

  • 782 F.3d 955 (8th Cir. 2015), 13-3743, Dalton v. ManorCare of West Des Moines IA, LLC

    Nurse Dalton was terminated from her supervisory position at the ManorCare skilled nursing facility. Dalton alleged interference with her statutory rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. 2601, and discrimination based on her Chronic Kidney Disease disability in violation of the Iowa Civil Rights Act, Iowa Code Ch. 216, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12

    ... with her statutory rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. § § 2601 et seq., and discriminated against her because of ...Comcast Corp., 676 F.3d 768, 772 (8th Cir. 2012) (quotation omitted); see Lovland ...

  • Johnson v. Dollar General, 060613 FED8, 12-3033

    ... employer claiming violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and state law. Following de novo review, we agree with the district ...§ 2611(11) (defining "serious health condition"); Ballato v. Comcast Corp., 676 F.3d 768, 772 (8th Cir. 2012) (initial burden of proof in FMLA ...

  • Hart v. Comcast of Houston, LLC, 101509 FED5, 09-20238

    ...§2612)("FMLA"), the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. §12112(a))("ADA") and wrongful termination (under Texas common law). For essentially the same ...

  • Bradley v. Little Rock Wastewater Utility, 021413 FED8, 12-1405

    ..., interfered with his rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"). He also claims that LRW terminated his employment in violation of the ...Comcast Corp., 676 F.3d 768, 772 (8th Cir. 2012); 29 U.S.C. § 2615(a)(1) ("It ...

  • 691 F.3d 294 (3rd Cir. 2012), 11-3419, Lichtenstein v. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    ... her employment in violation of the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. § 2601 et seq. The District Court granted summary judgment ... Id.; accord Ballato v. Comcast Corp., 676 F.3d 768, 772 (8th Cir.2012) (" If there exists a showing of ...

  • Washington v. Comcast Corp., 030708 FED6, 07-1178

    ... Human Resources Manager Rochelle Prestage sent Washington a letter advising her that Comcast had received a completed Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") application form from Washington's physician, that she had been approved for FMLA leave beginning on June 24, 2004, and that Washington was ...

  • US Employment Litigation Round-Up For May 2014

    ... inquiries." Importantly, the court cited the Supreme Court's Comcast decision as overruling the Ninth Circuit's decisions in Stearns and ... Employers May Seek a Second Opinion Regarding an Employee's Post-FMLA Fitness to Return to Work Duties Even After Reinstating the Employee. ...

  • Eleventh Circuit Rules That The FMLA Protects Pre-Eligibility Requests For Post-Eligibility Leave

    ...In so ruling, the court concluded that Concep-cion abrogated the Pennsylvania Superior Court's holding in Thibodeau v. Comcast Corp., 912 A.2d 874 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2006) that an arbitration clause is unconscionable and unenforceable where it is "con-tained in an adhesion ...

  • No Day in Court: Access to Justice and the Politics of Judicial Retrenchment.

    ...78, 142-43 (2011). . (41.) See id. . (42.) See id. . (43.) See Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, 133 S. Ct. 1426 (2013); Ortiz v. Fibreboard Corp., 527 ... of the self-care provision of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)); Connick v. Thompson, 131 S. Ct. 1350 (2011) (applying a stringent ...

  • Was It A Good Year Or Bad Year? The 2013 Employment Law Year In Review

    ... have acted in the wake of Windsor, announcing the extension of FMLA rights, tax recognition, and the application of benefits for same-sex ...And in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, the Court held that plaintiffs who want to bring class ...

  • PROTECTING WHISTLEBLOWING (AND NOT JUST WHISTLEBLOWERS).

    ...L., July 2008, at 145, 161. . (105.) See, e.g., Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, 133 S. Ct. 1426 (2013); Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, ...[section] 825.300 (2016) (requiring every employer covered by FMLA to post "in a conspicuous place where employees are employed" notice ...

  • Paris v. Sanderson Farms, Inc., 101813 FED5, 13-20239

    ...) for handling employee leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"). The Policy permits employees to take up to thirteen weeks' leave ... See Hart v. Comcast of Hous., LLC , 347 F.App'x 978, 980 (5th Cir. 2009). ...

  • Discrimination on the Basis of Sex

    ... In 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) \24\ was enacted, requiring employers with 50 or more employees to ... \37\ OFCCP Press Release, ``Comcast Corporation settles charges of sex and race discrimination'' (April 30, ...

  • Top 10 in Law Blogs: Cybersecurity Class Actions, Loyalty Cards, Comcast/Time Warner Merger

    Legal marijuana brings with it a multitude of legal quandaries – but whether or not banks can handle their money without criminal prosecution stands as one of the biggest ones. Today, LXBN’s Anna Gallegos speaks to a couple lawyers about that pressing issue. In today’s Top 10, Waller’s Josh Rosenblatt has a fascinating piece on...

    ... in on, Loyalty Cards – Nashville attorney Josh Rosenblatt of Waller on the firm’s Banking Law Connection Don’t Play Fast and Loose with FMLA rights! – Columbus lawyer Lisa Whittaker of Porter Wright on the firm’s Employer Law Report Drones for Commercial Use—Not Yet Legally Off the ...

  • Top 10 in Law Blogs: LXBN April 1, 2013

    The waves of Supreme Court commentary on LXBN subsided a bit today, but the Court’s decision in Comcast Corp v. Behrend continues to be a topic of discussion.  Jared Klaus has a post on the positive effects of that case for employers in today’s Top 10, and Colin O’Keefe sat down with Katharine Parker on LXBN...

    ... on LXBN subsided a bit today, but the Court’s decision in Comcast" Corp v. Behrend continues to be a topic of discussion.  Jared Klaus has a\xC2"... Rick Jones of Dechert on the firm’s blog, Crunched Credit FMLA Expands the Definition of “Son” or “Daughter” – St. Thomas ...

  • Premerger notification waiting periods; early terminations,

    ...20051001.............. Comcast Corporation.. Adelphia. Adelphia Communications Communications. ... Administrators, Inc., ComPsych TPA, Inc., FinancialPoint Corporation, FMLA Source, Inc., LawPoint Corporation, NBM, Inc. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY ...

  • Employment Flash - March 2015

    In This Issue: - Supreme Court Rejects Sixth Circuit Yard-Man Vested Benefits Presumption - Supreme Court Revives Pregnancy Discrimination Light Duty Case - NY Wage Theft Protection Act Amended - Senate and House Pass Resolution to Block NLRB’s New Election Rules - DOL Grants Same-Sex Spouses...

  • Best Practices in Employment Law 2013: An Update for Executives, Managers, Business Owners and Human Resources Professionals

    In This Presentation: - DEFENDING AGAINST WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RETALIATION CLAIMS - EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT CLASSIFICATION ISSUES UNDER FLSA - AGE DISCRIMINATION OVERVIEW - THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY IN EMPLOYEE HANDBOOKS - RECENT CASE LAW UPDATE - Excerpt from DEFENDING AGAINST WORKERS’ COMPENSATION...

  • A legal update from Dechert’s Labor and Employment Group - February 2012

    In This Issue: p1 Eleventh Circuit Rules that the FMLA Protects Pre-Eligibility Requests for Post-Eligibility Leave p2 NLRB’s General Counsel Again Weighs in on Social Media in the Workplace p3 Court Allows Claims Against Employer Who Accessed Social Media Accounts to Process p4 Court Allows

  • A Review Of The Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 Term

    As the United States Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term drew to a close at the end of June, commentators observed a continuing gradual but perceptible shift to the right by the Court. The Roberts Court is generally viewed as pro-business, and its employment-related decisions issued this term did nothing to alter that perception. Indeed, nearly every major Court ruling addressing employment-related...

  • Labor Letter, December 2013: Was It A Good Year Or Bad Year? The 2013 Employment Law Year In Review

    It's pretty common each December to take stock and look back at the year that is ending, whether it’s recounting the happy times and counting one’s blessings, or reliving the disappointments and ruing over the regrets (and sometimes a bit of both). The world of employment law is no different. Now that 2013 is all but wrapped up, let’s take a look back at the preceding 12 months and see who had a

    ... have acted in the wake of Windsor, announcing the extension of FMLA rights, tax recognition, and the application of benefits for same-sex ... maneuver which might work wonders to stem the tide.  And in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, the Court held that plaintiffs who want to bring class ...

  • Helping Handbook for Those Affected by Northern California Wildfires

    This handbook provides an overview of some of the issues that individuals, families, and small businesses may face as a result of the wildfires that swept Northern California in October 2017. Please note that this handbook is current through October 20, 2017 — but by the time you read this material, the federal, state, and county governments may have enacted additional measures to assist victims