Jeff Nowak


Jeff Nowak is a Chicago-based partner and co-chair of the labor and employment practice at Franczek Radelet P.C. and author of the FMLA Insights blog, where this article originally appeared. © 2017 Franczek Radelet P.C. All rights reserved. Republished with permission.

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A court used lack of Family and Medical Leave Act training to award double damages


When a manager learns that one of her employees is in the hospital for several days, that's almost always enough information for the employer to have an inkling that the employee may need Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave.

But one employer didn't think so. And the penalty for its mistake was costly. Let me explain.

December 29, 2017