6th Circuit: Lack Of Pretext Dooms Employee's Medical Leave Retaliation Suit

6th Circuit: Lack Of Pretext Dooms Employee's Medical Leave Retaliation Suit

CINCINNATI - A former Ohio county employee failed to prove her claim that she was improperly terminated in retaliation for taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 6, affirming a trial court (Evette Fields v. Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities, No. 12-3005, 6th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 25124).

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