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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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