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Gipson v. Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. (6th Cir. 2010)

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Employee's Headache No Excuse For Insubordination.

Franczek Radelet P.C • July 29, 2010
Under the FMLA, an employer's obligation to provide leave arises only after an employee gives notice that he or she needs FMLA leave. However, it is well-established that an employee need not explicitly mention the FMLA when requesting leave. Rather, an employee's notice is sufficient if it gives the employer enough information to reasonably conclude that the employee may need leave for an FMLA-qualifying reason.