Case: Wage & Hour/FMLA Interference (D. Or.)

July 21, 2021, 7:23 PM

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. isn’t entitled to summary judgment on a claim by a former assistant service center manager that the company interfered with his rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act after he took leave for an esophageal illness, by rescinding his promotion offer and discharging him, a federal court in Oregon ruled. A reasonable jury could conclude that his taking of FMLA leave was a negative factor in the employment actions, the court said, because his promotion offer was rescinded only four days after the decision maker learned of his disability leave, he was given a ...

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