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Change in Layoff Decision Requires Trial in FMLA Case
An employee could prevail at trial on her claims that her employer violated the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by failing to restore her to her former position upon her return from pregnancy leave and by terminating her employment five days after she questioned whether her FMLA rights had been violated, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held.



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Proposed Department of Labor rule changes to overtime eligibility could make five million whilte collar workers previously classifed as "exempt" eligible for overtime pay. With these changes potentially going into effect as early as 2016, they could complicate your compliance efforts and increase labor costs. Attorney Kirsten A. Milton from Jackson Lewis and Kronos compliance product strategists Toni Kellam and Lynne Levey will discuss what the overtime changes mean for employers and recommend strategies for meeting these new challenges.


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