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Employer’s Investigation of Misconduct Called Into Question Allowing FMLA Claims to Go to Trial

An employer’s defense to a lawsuit brought under the Family Medical and Leave Act (FMLA) was derailed after a judge agreed there was enough evidence for a jury to find that the employer investigated an employee’s work performance to find a “legitimate” reason to fire him after that employee requested leave. The case, Lankford v. … Continue Reading
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