Don’t throw out those leave requests or
That means you won’t know whether there will be a lawsuit for up to three years.
Recent case: United Airlines fired John Meyer from his job. That’s apparently when he began thinking about lawsuit options and settled on an FMLA claim for rejected .
He sued, alleging events that occurred as long ago as 2003.
The court said Meyer had to be more specific, since only allegations covering the previous three years can be used against the employer. (Meyer v. United Airlines, No. 08-C-0599, ND IL, 2008)
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