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2013-02-25 08:29:37

20 years later, new report reappraises Family and Medical Leave Act as "early warning system" to prevent disability absence DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the 20(th) anniversary of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) released a study that spotlights how employers can use FMLA as an "early warning system" to predict and prevent disability absence. Analyzing data from 161 companies and 520,000 employees, the...

2012-06-21 10:26:34

Experts will answer questions and clarify protections and eligibility WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division will host a free webinar on June 27 at 2 p.m. EDT to help workers and employers understand the Family and Medical Leave Act. The department also has prepared a 16-page booklet, available online, that explains the FMLA and answers common questions. "The Family and Medical Leave Act provides America's workers one...

2012-03-20 10:24:04

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families. WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Coleman v. Maryland Court of Appeals is a deep and bitter disappointment. By the narrowest of margins, the Court ruled that millions of state workers all across this country will have no meaningful recourse if their employers deny them medical leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This...

2009-11-11 08:39:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 16 years after the original Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was passed, flight attendants and flight crews across the country, are finally about to be granted access to the same coverage that has long benefited working families. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) today applauded the U.S. Senate for approving the Airline Flight Crew Family and Medical Leave Act, S. 1422. "We are happy to announce to our over 50,000...

2006-01-10 12:13:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a disabled prisoner may sue a state for money damages under the Americans with Disability Act for conduct that also violated his constitutional rights. But the high court put off a decision on the more important question of whether states could be sued and held liable for violations of the federal disabilities law alone. The case involved a paraplegic Georgia prisoner, Tony Goodman, who said in his lawsuit...