Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Individual Supervisors can be Sued for FMLA Violations

Supervisors beware: A recent court ruling established that supervisors who violate the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be held individually liable, putting the supervisor’s personal assets on the line.

The FMLA requires employers with 50 or more employees to permit its employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for medical reasons or to care for a loved one. The law forbids employers from retaliating in any way against employees who take or request FMLA leave.

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