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Mishandling FMLA Leave for Alcohol Treatment Causes Employer to Fall Off the Wagon

An employee enrolled in an addiction treatment program need not be under a doctor’s care or actually staying at a rehab institution to qualify for FMLA leave, according to a federal court in Texas.  Picarazzi v. John Crane, Inc. (pdf) The Facts Plaintiff Perry Picarazzi, a customer service representative for John Crane, Inc.(JCI), had a history … Continue Reading