2nd Dec 2015

In Hansler v. Lehigh Valley Hospital Network, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit was presented with what has become a very common Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) issue: What is the proper course of action … more

21st Oct 2015

Although there is an ongoing debate about whether sexual orientation is a protected class subject to protection from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under federal anti-discrimination laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, there is at … more

31st Aug 2015

Courts have routinely found that interference claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) encompass acts beyond that of a traditional discrimination/retaliation claim that requires an adverse employment action (termination, demotion, suspension, etc.). Last week, the United States Court … more

29th Jul 2015

In a prior blog post, I wrote about the case of Brown v. New York City Department of Education. In Brown, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit determined that a volunteer intern for a public school … more