Federal Judge Allows Claim That Worker Was Denied Leave For Muscular Dystrophy

Federal Judge Allows Claim That Worker Was Denied Leave For Muscular Dystrophy

PHOENIX - An Arizona federal judge on July 16 granted summary judgment to a national trucking company on an employee's claim that he was illegally misclassified as exempt from overtime pay but denied it judgment on the worker's claim that the company violated the Family and Medical Leave Act when he sought leave due to his muscular dystrophy (Rafael Brea v. Heartland Express, Inc. of Iowa, No. 11-00042, D. Ariz.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98149).

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