March 19, 2015
by Laura DeGeer
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed suit on Wednesday against the US Department of Labor (DOL) over a plan that would allow same-sex couples medical leave benefits. The proposed legislation involves the Family Medical Leave Act, which requires employers to allow employees time off for certain ...[read more]
March 21, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Tuesday in Coleman v. Court of Appeals of Maryland on the abrogation of states' Eleventh Amendment sovereign immunity by the self-care leave provision of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Petitioner Daniel Coleman was terminated from his job and filed suit ...[read more]

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