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Brown v. Automotive Components Holdings, LLC, and Ford Motor Co. (7th Cir. 2010)

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Failure to Follow Employer's Leave Procedures Dooms FMLA Claim.

Franczek Radelet P.C • September 20, 2010
Employers frustrated with their employees' lack of communication during FMLA leave have found a friend in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In what must be described as a solid win for employers, the appellate court (which covers IL, IN and WI) affirmed the dismissal of a former employee's Family and Medical Leave Act claim against the company that fired her after she failed to provide proper notice under the company's policies for an extension of leave.