Kelly Ann Bird



  • Thursday, December 18, 2014
    As we look back on 2014, it is clear that “business as usual” with respect to employment practices cannot continue. But with so many developments, deciding where to start can be overwhelming. Here, we have fleshed out five resolutions that will get any employer, large or small, off to a good start in 2015. Resolution #1 I will review my...
  • Wednesday, August 21, 2013
  • Saturday, August 18, 2012
    One of my colleagues and I were comparing cases last week and realized that all of our litigation files have a significant common element (aside from the fact that they involve employment claims): each one involves an investigation.  Neither of us was particularly surprised by this, as in recent years when employers are confronted with allegations of...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    The Federal Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") arms employees with two types of causes of action against employers. The FMLA's "interference" provision declares it "unlawful for any employer to interfere with, restrain, or deny the exercise of or the attempt to exercise" any right provided by the FMLA. 29 U.S.C. 2615(a)(1). And its "retaliation/...