Ask your Questions about
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)


Contact Us | En Español

Loading search

ADA Information for:

Go »

Find your ADA Center

Go »

National ADA Training

Share this Page
Print this Page

Employee Fired for Absenteeism after Missing Work to Care for Wife Could Advance FMLA Reprisal Claims Despite Never Requesting FMLA

January 21, 2013
Source: CCH Netnews

Denying the employer's motion to dismiss, the court held that to avoid an otherwise "perverse outcome," an FMLA reprisal claim may proceed where an employer is on notice of the employee's request for potentially FMLA-qualifying leave, even if the employee was unaware of the FMLA's application, provided that the employer had knowledge that the requested leave likely qualified for FMLA protection.

Link: Go to website for News Source

Contact UsTerms of UseDisclaimerAccessibility
©2018, Syracuse University. All rights reserved.

[Partners Login]