The Eighth Circuit held that an employer violated the FMLA by firing an employee when it knew she was suffering from depression, but vacated the district court's award of front pay.
The D.C. Circuit found that the NLRB exceeded its authority by promulgating the rule.
The Court held in Symczyk v. Genesis HealthCare Corp. that because the individual claim was moot, the court lacked subject-matter jurisdiction over the collective action.
By Teresa D. Teare and Bryan M. O'Keefe
The legal ramifications are complicated and require a nuanced understanding of the law.
By Cynthia Ozger-Pascu
Courts are no longer willing to afford absolute deference to the government's position.
By Kevin J. O'Connor
Front-pay claims can constitute a substantial portion of a jury's award.
David Michael outlines steps to take before you move for summary judgment in an employment discrimination case. (5:27 min)
When litigating statutory claims of harassment or discrimination, do you seek reinstatement, front pay, or both? Kevin J. O'Connor outlines the factors that must be considered. (9:57 min)
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