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Fries v. TRI Mktg. Corp.

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Court Rules that an Employee Can Combine Two Health Conditions that Result in Health-Related Absences of Less than Three Days to Trigger FMLA Protection

Franczek Radelet P.C • May 10, 2012
In a recent decision, a federal district court in Minnesota held that the cumulative effect of multiple health conditions may be considered by a jury to determine whether an employee suffered from a serious health condition that entitled her to an FMLA leave of absence, even though each condition on its own likely did not qualify as a serious health condition under the FMLA (Fries v. TRI Mktg. Corp.).