As any regular reader of this blog knows, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been paying a good deal of attention to social media recently.
As the daylight hours wane with the approach of winter, many Americans find it a struggle just coping with their daily lives. Imagine the sensation of all of your limbs feeling like weights have been attached to them, your brain dulled, and your eyes so heavy you can barely keep them open. Couple this with a compelling need to shut yourself off from human interaction and you’ll start to get the idea of what SAD is. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that is more prevalent in women and begins typically in their 30s. But it may be much more than just the winter blues that a lot of folks experience. In fact, it may be a disability.
Recently, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio took up the issue of whether the period for calculating eligibility for leave pursuant to the Family Medical Leave Act could be modified by contract or a collective bargaining agreement in Valentino v. Wickliffe City School District Board of Education, et al.
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