Attorneys Cast Doubt On New FMLA Reading

Law360, New York (July 2, 2010, 11:31 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor's first administrator interpretation of the Family and Medical Leave Act greatly expands the category of people entitled to take leave to care for a child, but some employment attorneys question whether it will hold up in court.

The June 22 interpretation says that in order for someone who has no legal or biological relationship to a child to qualify for parental rights to FMLA leave, he or she need only have day-to-day responsibility either to care for the child or to...
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