There may not be an issue that strikes more fear in the land of HR than how to deal with an employee who cannot return to work after FMLA leave expires. Is some additional leave beyond 12 weeks required? The answer is almost always ‘yes.’
Employee Tells a Co-Worker That He Plans to Misuse FMLA Leave. Court Says It’s OK to Demote ‘Em!
By Jeff Nowak on
Posted in Abuse of FMLA leave, Interference, Retaliation
Keith was a manager for Costco. By all accounts, he wasn’t a very good employee. The store disciplined Keith over customer complaints, dress code violations, and failing to perform his job duties. Consequently, he was placed on a performance improvement plan. Shortly after receiving the PIP, Keith told a subordinate that he planned to…