Case: Wage & Hour/FMLA Retaliation (E.D.N.Y.)

May 3, 2021, 7:49 PM

A computer programmer isn’t entitled to a trial on her claim that her discharge during a reduction-in-force was in retaliation for her use of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, a federal district court in New York ruled. She was reinstated to her position all four times she had used FMLA leave, her supervisors were told to cut two people from her group for financial reasons, her group had steadily declined in size after several past RIFs, the co-worker who was laid off at the same time as the programmer had never taken FMLA leave, she was one...

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