Posts by Scott Brown


Seventh Circuit Overrules Use of “Direct” and “Indirect” Tests for Analyzing Employment Discrimination Claims

Posted in Employment Law

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has overruled circuit precedent requiring employees to prove bias cases through either a “direct” or an “indirect” method to establish a “convincing mosaic” of discrimination. Ortiz v. Werner...


FMLA Protections Expanded for Military Families

Posted in Employment Law

The U.S. Department of Labor recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Family and Medical Leave Act by issuing a final rule implementing important expansions of FMLA protections. One expansion provides families of eligible veterans with the same job-protected FMLA leave...