Case: Wage & Hour/Parental Leave (D.N.J.)

Nov. 23, 2021, 5:37 PM

American Bread Company LLC isn’t entitled to summary judgment on the New Jersey Family Leave Act interference claim of a Panera supervisor, fired by the company when she returned from Family Medical Leave Act and maternity leave for a high-risk pregnancy, and never offered the additional protected leave available under the NJFMLA. a federal court in New Jersey ruled. American Bread calculated her return to work date based on twelve weeks from when she began her FMLA leave and didn’t include the leave schedule prescribed by NJFLA, which is at least twelve weeks from date of childbirth and in some ...

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