Catherine A. Cano

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Catherine A. Cano is an Associate in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and is a contributor to the Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog. She helps clients navigate state, federal, and local leave and disability laws and has experience in litigation and arbitration in several areas, including employment discrimination, retaliation and whistle blower claims, and non-competes and unfair competition.

Learn more about Ms. Cano on the Jackson Lewis website.

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On August 5, 2019, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) published proposed revisions to the Wage and Hour Division’s Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) forms with the stated goal “to increase compliance with the FMLA, improve customer service, and reduce the burden on the public by making the forms easier to understand and use.” Many revisions are stylistic or organizational. The proposed forms have color-coded sections specific to the employee, the employer and health care…
The District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana dismissed an employee’s disability discrimination claims based on a broad release in her workers’ compensation settlement agreement with the employer. Peddy v. Aaron’s, Inc. Case No. 02:18-cv-1625 (E.D. La. Feb. 21, 2019). The Court also ruled in favor of the employer on its counterclaim for breach of the settlement agreement, and determined the employer was entitled to its attorneys’ fees and costs to defend the lawsuit.…