FMLA: Court Sees Through Illinois Costco Manager’s Retaliation Claim

May 19, 2016

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows eligible employees to take unpaid job-protected leave for certain family and medical reasons. The FMLA also prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who exercise their rights under the Act. But employees have certain obligations to meet before being allowed to take FMLA leave. Here we highlight two key obligations that prevented one employee from keeping his eye on the FMLA prize.

The complete article originally appeared on HR.BLR.com.

This article was written by Kelly Smith Haley who is a partner at Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP, and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. She can be reached at ksmithhaley@fslc.com.

This article was written by Kelly Smith Haley who is a partner at Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP, and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. She can be reached at ksmithhaley@foxswibel.com.