• Expanding Eligibility: is Your FMLA Policy Ripe for Misinterpretation?
  • April 6, 2015 | Authors: Sharonda Childs; Stephen H. Price; Matthew T. Scully
  • Law Firms: Burr & Forman LLP - Birmingham Office ; Burr & Forman LLP - Nashville Office ; Burr & Forman LLP - Birmingham Office
  • Can the wording in your handbook make employees otherwise ineligible for FMLA leave eligible? The Sixth Circuit (which has appellate jurisdiction over district courts in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee) has answered this question in the affirmative, and employers everywhere must take heed and review their FMLA policies.