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U.S. High Court Majority Upholds State's Immunity From Employee's Bias Suit
Posted on 20 Mar 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A state employee is blocked by sovereign immunity from recovering damages from his state employer for claims of discrimination brought under the self-care provision of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), a split... Read More

No FLMA Retaliation Due to Facebook Postings
Posted on 7 Apr 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division c onsidered whether an employee was properly fired due to his Facebook postings while on leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA). The employee had shoulder... Read More

High Court Hears Arguments On States' Immunity To Family, Medical Leave Claims
Posted on 12 Jan 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) abrogates states' immunity from suits by citizens seeking monetary relief from the states, the attorney for a former Maryland Court of Appeals employee argued Jan. 11 before... Read More