Employees Returning from FMLA Leave Not Immune to Discipline

July 11, 2019 | From HRCalifornia Extra

by Christina Baggett, J.D., Associate Legal Counsel, Stryker

Almost every employer with 50 or more employees has at some point dealt with the following scenario: An employee with performance issues takes protected leave and upon that worker’s return, performance issues continue — but a fear of being sued stops the employer from taking action. 

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