Seventh Circuit Rules That Discouraging An Employee From Taking FMLA Leave Is Actionable

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 of Appeals for the Seventh Read More …

Hiring of Replacement Is Adverse Employment Action for FMLA Purposes

In Budhun v. Reading Hospital and Medical Center, one of the issues before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit was whether Ms. Budhun suffered an adverse employment action. This is an oft-litigated issue in Family and Medical Leave Act cases as Read More …