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3.20.2002

United States Supreme Court Clarifies Family Medical Leave Act and Invalidates Conflicting Department of Labor Regulation

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In Ragsdale v. Wolverine Worldwide, Inc. (Mar. 19, 2002), the U.S. Supreme Court considered a federal Department of Labor regulation that stated “[i]f an employee takes paid or unpaid leave and the employer does not designate the leave as FMLA leave, the leave taken does not count against an employee’s FMLA entitlement. View full article (PDF).