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Murphy v. FedEx National LTL, Inc. (8th Cir. 2010)

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Supervisor's Statements May Entitle Employee To FMLA.

Franczek Radelet P.C • August 31, 2010
To establish a claim of interference with rights under the FMLA, an employee must ordinarily demonstrate that he or she was entitled to FMLA leave. However, a recent decision by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals confirms that by affirmatively telling an employee that her leave is protected by the FMLA, an employer may waive its right to contest the employee's entitlement to leave.