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Louisiana Court of Appeals Highlights the Need For Clear Vacation Policies

The Louisiana Court of Appeals—Fourth Circuit, recently overturned a trial court’s determination that an employee of a pest control company was not entitled to the payout of his accrued, but unused, vacation leave. Contrary to the findings of the trial court, the Court found that the terms of the policy were ambiguous and therefore, the … Continue Reading

Dishonesty Concerning Vacation While on FMLA Leave Leads to Termination

Recall our post concerning the employee on FMLA who went to Cancun to recover from surgery. The court upheld her termination for violating a rule that those receiving wage replacement benefits must stay in the immediate vicinity of their homes. Now comes a nurse on FMLA with a back and leg injury, collecting disability benefits, who … Continue Reading