Subscribe to LexTalk to stay on top of today’s legal issue and trends.
Catapult Your Career |
Industry Insights & Trends |
Product Training & Tips
Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com
According to an article by LaborDays, the Administrative Office of the US Courts reported an alarming 26.3% jump Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) lawsuits in 2014. This comes after an increase in the preceding two years: 291 cases (2012) and 877 cases (2013). In 2014, the jump resulted in 1108 FMLA lawsuits.
So what should the employers do to combat this?
The best way to combat these issues is to not only know the law yourself, but to educate Human Resources or outside counsel about the rights so they can monitor your employees’ behavior:
What do you think? Leave your thoughts below.