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Court of Appeals Affirms Woody Allen - When it Comes to Work, Showing Up Is Essential

The movie director and comedian Woody Allen is credited with the observation that “Showing up is 80% of life.” A federal court of appeals in New Orleans has gone one step further and ruled that showing up for work is a 100% requirement, at least in most circumstances.… Continue reading this entry

What Does It Take for an Employee to Establish a Serious Health Condition Under the FMLA?

It Depends on Where You Are Doing Business A recent decision by the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit highlights the differences in the evidence that courts will permit a plaintiff to use to prove that he or she had a serious health condition in suits claiming a violation of the FMLA. … Continue reading this entry