The Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) is a federal statute that provides certain employees of qualified employers with leave related to a personal or family medical issue. Additionally, the FMLA prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for taking FMLA leave. Navigating the FMLA can be difficult; accordingly, we want to take this opportunity […]
Office of Civil Rights Q&A As faculty members, it is important to also understand some of the protections available to university students. The Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Education whose mission is “to ensure equal access and to promote education excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement […]
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