February 2018

Beginning with the Super Bowl on February 4, 2018, Americans can enjoy three doses of the thrill of victory (and the agony of defeat) over the course of two months. Opening ceremonies for the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, take place...
United Airlines has blocked a customer from bringing her “emotional support peacock” on a recent flight.Truth be told, whether it was a large peacock, or a small parakeet, or a dog, or any other animal labeled “emotional support,” the airline acted...
Happy 25th birthday, FMLA! As you might imagine, there may not be a more exciting day for me all year. After all, there is only one day ever in which my favorite federal statute celebrates its silver anniversary! Picture me getting my...
A residential care provider has settled an EEOC lawsuit alleging failure to accommodate an employee's pregnancy.Silverado Menomenee Falls, LLC, a residential care provider, has settled a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
One of our key employees was injured in a serious car accident. She qualified for, and took, a full 12 weeks of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to recover. She was supposed to return to work on Monday but now says she’ll need to...