Labor & Employment — Driver Fired for False Records, Not FMLA LeaveLaing v. Federal Express Corp. Because defendant FedEx had sufficient evidence that plaintiff had falsified delivery records to gain time, it could terminate her employment as a delivery driver even though she claims she was terminated in violation of the Family & Medical Leave Act when she was not returned to her prior employment after a knee injury; the 4th Circuit says plaintiff has not shown the false records issue was a pretext for her discipline.
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Published: January 18, 2013
Time posted: 5:37 pm