Monthly Archives: January 2020


DOL Issues Opinion Letter on Determining FMLA Eligibility

In its first opinion letter of the year, FMLA 2020-1-A, the Department of Labor addressed whether a combined health district in Ohio must count the employees of the county in which the health district is located for the purpose of determining FMLA eligibility. As many are aware, employees are FMLA eligible when they work for [...]

2020-04-02T14:18:44-04:00January 14th, 2020|Newsletter|

Turning Performance Evaluations from Bah Humbug to Lots of Good Cheer

While the start of a new year can bring joy and a sense of optimism, it can also signal something many supervisors and employees dread: performance evaluations.  However, with the proper goals and execution, employers can turn performance reviews from an inconvenience into a valuable tool that benefits both the organization and its employees. Why [...]

2020-01-07T10:14:25-05:00January 7th, 2020|blog|

Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLP Announces Managing Partner

Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLP (FDAR) announced that Partner Melanie Williamson has been appointed by the firm’s management team to the position of Managing Partner. Williamson succeeds Daniel Downey, who has guided the firm in that role since 2018. “Melanie is an excellent litigator and a natural leader. I’m confident her efforts in this [...]

2020-01-03T15:59:05-05:00January 3rd, 2020|Homepage News, Latest News|