. Compare and contrast the difference between FMLA interference and FMLA retaliation
1. Compare and contrast the difference between FMLA interference and FMLA retaliation. Additionally, articulate the requirements for an employee to be covered under FMLA. Lastly, if an employer desires to provide FMLA protection for employees, but the employer does not have the requisite number of employees to qualify under the statute, can the employer nevertheless decide to provide FMLA protection to its workforce? Why, or why not. Explain in full. Your response should be at least 150 words in length 2. An employee feels that he/she has been discriminated against on the basis of sexual orientation. What, if any, law is available to protect the employee against such discriminatory animus? Can Title VII be utilized for protection? Should Title VII be amended to specifically include protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation? Lastly, should employers provide protection against sexual orientation discrimination regardless of whether or not statutory protection exists? Explain your rationale in full. Your response should be at least 150 words in length.