In The Courts
The FMLA Litigation Explosion Has Documented the Need for A More Consistent Application of the Law
FMLA misapplications and inconsistent interpretations are documented in a review of FMLA litigation. For example, as of November 15, 2006, the validity of fourteen DOL FMLA regulations has been challenged in 80 court decisions and the U.S. Supreme Court has already found one FMLA regulation to be "contrary to the Act's remedial design."
- Click here for the FMLA Litigation Survey Executive Summary by Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
- Click here for the updated chart of cases
- Click here for a discussion, analysis and text of the historic Ragsdale v. Wolverine Worldwide decision which struck down part of the Department of Labor's FMLA regulations as inconsistent with Congressional intent.
- Click here for a report on FMLA Legal Cases Indexed by Subject Matter by Edward F. Harold, Year 2000 Edition