2nd Circuit Reinstates Fired Worker’s FMLA Interference, Retaliation Claims

(April 7, 2016, 10:59 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 17 upheld the dismissal of a disability discrimination claim brought by a worker who was terminated for allegedly abandoning her job but vacated dismissal of her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) interference and retaliation claims, finding that the employer’s director of human resources may be held individually liable under the FMLA (Cathleen Graziadio v. Culinary Institute of America, et al., No. 15-888, 2nd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 4861).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160408-023Z.)...
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