Have you ever been suspicious about an employee’s request for? Employees have learned to play the game quite well in the 17 years since the law was passed. In this new case, an "attendance-challenged" employee was denied extra vacation leave for her wedding, so she then submitted an FMLA leave request for those same dates. Hmmmm … smell fishy?
Case in Point: Theresa Moran worked as a school bus driver in Michigan and was a member of the local union. She had a history of excessive.
Moran was planning to get married in Florida, so she requested additional vacation leave beyond the five days allowed. Her supervisor granted the request on the condition that Moran have no more attendance problems going forward. But, that didn’t happen. Moran’s attendance problems continued. So, as expected, her supervisor denied the additional vacation time to go to Florida.
Plot twist: A few weeks before the schedu...(register to read more)