Jeffrey S. Kopp is a partner and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a trial attorney with a focus on labor and employment and commercial litigation, and a variety of emergency and other injunctive relief proceedings.
As the Department of Labor’s proposed “white-collar” rules move closer to becoming final this summer, with an effective date 60 days later, we take the opportunity to explain further what these new regulations will mean for employers.
When it comes to FMLA leave, not all comments are treated equally. Some comments may discourage an employee from using FMLA leave, thereby interfering with the employees FMLA rights and creating employer liability.