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Case: Wage & Hour/FMLA Retaliation (D. Utah)

Aug. 5, 2022, 9:07 PM

Wayfair LLC isn’t entitled to summary judgment on two supervisors’ claims alleging that they were terminated after taking Family and Medical Leave Act leave, a federal district court in Utah ruled. One supervisor was terminated two weeks after returning from FMLA leave, while sufficient evidence shows that the other supervisor was subjected to intense scrutiny because of her medical leave, the court said. The fact that the supervisors were forced to meet stricter job requirements and that they were placed on performance improvement plans shortly after returning from leave was enough to establish pretext, the court found. Further, the court ...