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Terwilliger v. Howard Memorial Hospital, WDAK, No. 09-CV-4055, January 27, 2011.

Articles Discussing Case:

Did Weekly Calls To Employee Interfere With FMLA?

Franczek Radelet P.C • February 16, 2011
That is the question a federal district court in Arkansas recently held would have to be resolved by a jury, and one that should concern any employer seeking to control the abuse of FMLA leave. Terwilliger v Howard Mem Hosp.pdf

Employer's frequent calls to employee during FMLA may create interference with that leave.

Ogletree Deakins • February 15, 2011
Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), an employer is prohibited from denying, restraining, or interfering with an employee’s rights to qualified leave. One federal court recently found that an employer’s frequent phone calls to the employee asking when she would return to work while she was on FMLA leave may have interfered with the employee’s FMLA rights.