FMLA Claim Loses Due to Employer's Handbook

A recent Federal Court case demonstrates the advantage an employer enjoys by including FMLA notice requirements in its employment handbook.   In Everson v. SCI Tennessee Funeral Services, LLC, 2018 WL 1899368, (M.D. Tenn. Apr. 20, 2018), Plaintif… Read More
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Federal Court Allows Parties to Shorten Limitations Periods by Contract

In Bracey v. Lancaster Foods, LLC, No. RDB-17-1826, 2018 BL 112613 (D. Md. Mar. 30, 2018), the Maryland Federal Court reiterated the rule that statutory limitations periods may be shortened by agreement, so long as the limitations period is not unrea… Read More
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Federal Appeals Court Allows Homosexual Employee's Discrimination Claim

Overview Plaintiff Matthew Christiansen filed suit against his employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 alleging that he was subjected to various forms of workplace discrimination due to his failure to conform to gender stereotypes. … Read More
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Smith, et al. v. AMI Installations, LLC, et al.

In November of 2011, our law firm filed a lawsuit on behalf of a group of furniture installers claiming unpaid wages.  The defendants consisted of two related furniture installation businesses—AMI Installations, LLC and Installation Enterprises, I… Read More
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