Extending FMLA to Same Sex Partners

July 2, 2014 Legal Team
A proposal was on the table from the federal Labor Department to extend eligibility for the Family and Medical Leave Act to same-sex couples. This extension in eligibility would affect same-sex couples regardless of whether or not the state they reside in recognizes their marriage.“Under proposed revisions, the FMLA will be applied to all...
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What Is Class Certification?

July 1, 2014 Legal Team
Class action lawsuits indicate a lawsuit in which there are multiple plaintiffs against a common defendant with common claims in the law. The most publicized class action lawsuits usually take place in consumer safety and employment law. Regardless of the law that roots the lawsuit, a class action case must undergo what is called...
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