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

July 20, 2021, 3:58 PM

A discharged hourly unionized employee at FCA US LLC’s Trenton Engine Plant will not be granted a trial on his claim that the company interfered with his rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act because he failed to provide his employer reasonably adequate notice of his intent to take leave for an FMLA qualifying reason, a federal court in Michigan ruled. The employee had been pre-certified for intermittent FMLA leave for depression and anxiety, but was on a last chance agreement that called for his termination if he had any future attendance policy violations, the court said. His statements ...

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