Workplace Word - Important Reminder About the Risk of Unexpected FMLA Liability
by Jennifer R. Phillips and Kathryn Hackett King
Key topics in this issue of the Workplace Word include:
- The risk of granting FMLA leave to employees in locations not covered by the statute.
- Courts’ application of the “equitable estoppel” theory when an employer’s actions misled the employee into believing that he/she was entitled to FMLA leave.