Requesting FMLA Leave Does Not Give an Employee Greater Protection Against Firing for Reasons Unrelated to FMLA.

By | Employment Law Matters | July 12, 2015
Requesting FMLA Leave Does Not Give an Employee Greater Protection Against Firing for Reasons Unrelated to FMLA.

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a customer service representative who was fired for performance issues during the same period of time in which she requested leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to care for her child could not support her FMLA discrimination claim.