Simple Steps Can Help Cos. Avoid Costly FMLA Verdicts

Law360, New York (November 22, 2017, 11:13 AM EST) -- In Boadi v. Center for Human Development Inc.[1], a jury found an employer liable for interfering with an employee’s exercise of her Family and Medical Leave Act rights, awarding her four years of back pay and benefits. The Massachusetts district court awarded additional liquidated damages, which doubled the jury’s award of damages to the employee. The employer may have avoided the damages and double damages if it had only trained its supervisors, managers and human resources employees on the requirements of the FMLA. Boadi serves as a powerful reminder for employers to remain vigilant on risk management and preventative employment practices....

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