Case note: SJC delineates between "prescriptive" and "proscriptive" provisions of FMLA

In its recent decision in Esler v. Sylvia-Reardon and Massachusetts General Hospital, SJC-11899, 2015 WL 10435938 (Mar. 9, 2016), the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court delineated between the "prescriptive" and "proscriptive" provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act, reminding employers that providing all required leave under the statute does not insulate them from potential liability for retaliation.

Joshua D. Nadreau of Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. analyzes the holding of Esler in his latest co-authored case note and provides employers with key best practices.  Read the full analysis here.