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Terminating an Employee for Job Abandonment Does Not Violate the FMLA

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    Hearst v. Progressive Foam Techs., Inc., 641 F.3d 276 (8th Cir. Ark. 2011) (0 other reports)

Author: Laura Starczewski

In Hearst v. Progressive Foam Techs., Inc.,+641 F.3d 276 (8th Cir. Ark. 2011), the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the issue of whether an employer interfered with an employee's Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) rights when it terminated the employee because he failed to return to work after his FMLA leave expired.