In Bonkowski v. Oberg Industries, Inc., (3d Cir. May 22, 2015), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employee who was admitted to the hospital moments after midnight, and who was discharged more than 14 hours later, was not entitled to protection under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) because he did not meet the “overnight stay” requirement in the FMLA regulations. The court noted that the pre-midnight time spent by the employee in the hospital’s waiting room prior to his admission did not count toward the overnight stay requirement.
On March 25, 2020, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously (96-0) to pass the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act as an attempt to stabilize the U.S. economy disruptions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act aims to boost the economy with over $2 trillion in tax and non-tax emergency aid provided to individuals and businesses. The U.S. House of Representatives approved the bill on March 27, 2020, which is now pending presidential signature.
On September 29, 2008 Governor Corzine signed S1962/A2818 into law (P.L. 2008 Chapter 89). The Public Employee Pension and Benefits Reform Act of 2008 is designed to manage the shortfall between what the state takes in and what the state pays out for these benefits. The law raises the age of retirement for new public
In response to standard negative performance feedback from a supervisor, an employee takes a leave of absence due to stress and submits a medical note stating that the employee must be transferred to another department as an accommodation. Under California law, must a company grant such an accommodation? According to a recent California Court of Appeal decision…