TGI Friday's Changes Leave Policy After FMLA Violations

Law360, New York (August 9, 2013, 8:23 PM EDT) -- T.G.I. Friday’s has agreed to change its leave policy to comply with the Family and Medical Leave Act after the U.S. Department of Labor found that the casual dining restaurant chain was breaching the law, the agency said Wednesday.

The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division said the move will affect employees at 272 of the company’s locations. T.G.I. Friday’s, a subsidiary of Minnesota-based Carlson, has also agreed to correct FMLA violations that were discovered at a Shreveport, La., restaurant during an investigation and pay back $1,455...
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