Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Yellow NotepadThe Sixth Circuit recently resolved an issue of uncertainty for Michigan employees and employers when it comes to analyzing Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) interference claims. Going forward, employees must satisfy the burden-shifting framework common to employment discrimination claims when evaluating FMLA interference claims. 

FMLA Background

The FMLA, 29 USC 2601 et seq., was originally