Learn What You Can Do to Protect Yourself at the 2016 HR Conference Last Thursday, the highest federal court for New York held that individuals who control an employee’s rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be held personally liable for any violation of those rights.  See Graziadio v. Culinary Institute of America, 2016 WL 1055742 (2d Cir., March 17, 2016). In other words, HR managers and others who administer the FMLA for their employer can now be sued personally if an employee believes that he/she has been denied FMLA-protected leave -- or otherwise discriminated agains...