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Case: FMLA/Interference (W.D. Tex.)

Nov. 7, 2019, 5:04 PM

An AT&T Corporation account representative at a call center in El Paso, Texas, is entitled to a trial on his claim that the company interfered with his rights when it discouraged him from taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, even though he was paid for the day because he used a vacation day. He was prejudiced if he had to use some of his limited number of vacation days due to the company’s alleged discouragement of his use of FMLA leave, the court said. The case is Flores v. AT&T Corp., 2019 BL 427708, W.D. Tex., EP-17-CV-318-DB, 11/6/19

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