Threatening supervisor puts brakes on auto parts worker's FMLA claim

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Michigan employers) recently affirmed the dismissal of an employee's Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) "interference" case. The employee allegedly threatened a supervisor who issued him a disciplinary write-up over an absence he thought was covered by the FMLA. That alleged misconduct halted the employer's FMLA process and resulted in the employee's termination.

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