DOL Issues Opinion Letter – Parents Can Use Intermittent FMLA Leave To Attend IEP Meetings For Child With Serious Health Condition

On August 8, 2019, the United States Department of Labor issued an opinion letter (FMLA 2019-2-A) concluding that where a child has a serious health condition as defined by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which also qualifies the child to an Individualized Education…

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Michael Rose and Robin Kallor Named to 2020 Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” and Kallor Selected “2020 Lawyer of the Year,” Labor Law – Management, Hartford

Rose Kallor, LLP is pleased to announce that Firm partners, Michael Rose and Robin Kallor, have been named to the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. Michael Rose has…

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US Supreme Court Holds Class-Wide Arbitration Not Permitted Where Arbitration Agreement Language is Ambiguous With Respect to Class Claims

On April 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, a 5-4 decision, that because arbitration is a matter of consent, where an arbitration agreement’s provisions regarding class claims were ambiguous and not express, the arbitration agreement did not allow…

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CT Appellate Court Holds Additional Leave of Absence is Not a Reasonable Accommodation When Weighed Against Attendance As An Essential Job Function

In Barbabosa v. Bd. of Educ. of Manchester, AC 41304 (Apr. 23, 2019), the Connecticut Appellate Court affirmed the Superior Court’s decision to award summary judgment to the Manchester Board of Education in a disability discrimination and failure to accommodate case. The Appellate Court upheld…

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