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 …

EEOC v. Kohl’s – How Employees Should Not Act During the Interactive Process

Pamela Manning was working at a sales associate for Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. in January 2010 at which time Kohl’s underwent a nationwide restructuring that resulted in her schedule changing from predicable shifts to unpredictable shifts, such as “swing shifts” where she would close the Read More …