Saenz v. Harlingen Medical Center, L.P., 613 F.3d 576 (5th Cir. Tex. 2010)

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employee's Failure to Comply With Employer's Heightened FMLA Notice Procedures Does Not Justify Termination

    Date:
    February 15, 2012

    In Saenz v. Harlingen Medical Center, L.P., 613 F.3d 576 (5th Cir. Tex. 2010), the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals addressed whether an employer could terminate an employee who failed to comply with the employer's heightened notification procedures for leave taken under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and whether the employee provided her employer with proper notice of a serious health condition under the FMLA.