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AT&T Settles Worker’s Leave-Based Goals Case Ahead of Jury Trial

Jan. 16, 2020, 2:50 PM

AT&T Corp. will pay $1,300 to resolve a call center employee’s allegations that the company discriminated and retaliated against him for taking medical leave by failing to adjust his performance goals to account for the missed time, according to a mediation report filed Wednesday with a Texas federal court.

The parties agreed to settle about three months before going to trial, which was set to begin April 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The court previously ruled that Efraim Flores’s Family and Medical Leave Act claims should go to a jury.

Flores had established...

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