key employee
For purposes of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), a salaried employee who is in the highest-paid 10% of the company's employees working within 75 miles of the employee's worksite. An employer does not have to reinstate a key employee after FMLA leave if doing so would cause the company substantial and grievous economic injury.
Category: Employment Law & HR → Employee Rights
Category: Employment Law & HR → Human Resources

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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