The U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule implementing two important expansions of FMLA protections. In 2008 the FMLA was amended to provide employees with family members serving in the Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserves with FMLA leave for reasons related to their family members’ military service. In 2010 the FMLA was again amended, expanding the military-related leave protections. The FMLA was also amended to include a special eligibility provision for airline flight crew employees.Continue Reading Empoyment Law Update: FMLA Protections
Monthly Archives: April 2013
Public Records Law
Granting a motion for rehearing, the First District reconsidered its prior opinion concerning what constitutes a “student record” under the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA), Title 20 U.S.C. s. 1232g, and the exemption to the public records law for a student’s “education records.” Rhea v. The District Board of Trustees of Santa Fe College, — So. 3d —, 2013 WL 950544 (Fla. 1st DCA March 13, 2013).