Mark T. Sottile 


FMLA Leave: An Overview for Small and Mid-Size Employers

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. A private-sector employer is “covered,” and therefore subject to the FMLA, if it has, “50 or more employees within 75 miles for each working day during each of twenty or more calendar … [Read more...]

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Pitfalls: What Do Small Business Owners Need to Know?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law that protects employees and job candidates against disability-based discrimination. This includes discrimination with regard to employment status and compensation, and harassment in the workplace.  There is also a provision concerning the granting of “reasonable accommodations” to allow employees to perform their … [Read more...]