CASE IN POINT: Marcy Ann Smith, an Iowa state employee, went out on after being diagnosed with depression. A month before she planned to return to work, she experienced a setback due to a family crisis.
Soon after, Smith showed up at work and resigned. But a few days later, she asked to withdraw her resignation. Her employer refused. It said she could apply for other state jobs. All of her other applications were denied.
Smith sued under two federal law...(register to read more)