Tag FMLA

Denial of FMLA Benefits is Not Required to Prove FMLA Interference Claim

In Ziccarelli v. Dart, 35 F. 4th 1079 (7th Cir. 2022), the Court of Appeals held that employers may violate the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) by simply discouraging employees from exercising their rights under the FMLA without actually… Continue Reading →

Seventh Circuit Affirms That To Recover Under FMLA, Need Evidence Of Direct Connection Between Alleged Harm And Damages Sought

In Hickey v. Protective Life Corp., No. 20-1076, 2021 WL 525088, (7th Cir. Feb. 12, 2021), the 7th Circuit affirmed the district court’s granting of summary judgment in favor of the defendant-employer in the plaintiff-employee’s Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)… Continue Reading →

Village Avoids Retaliation Claim After Employee Takes FMLA Leave

Employers often encounter difficult situations of how to deal with employees without running afoul of accusations of retaliation.  In Freelain v. Village of Oak Park, No. 16-4074 (April 30, 2018) the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dealt with such an… Continue Reading →

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