Relying on the employer’s “honest belief” that the plaintiff had engaged in fraudulent conduct, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the FMLA retaliation claim of an employee who had requested leave to attend the funeral of her granddaughter, when it was actually her step-granddaughter who had died. The collective bargaining agreement governing the plaintiff’s

A man walks into the woods with a gun and sits in a comfortable chair already set up in a blind. An hour earlier that Monday, 2 ½ hours into his shift, he told his employer he was in severe pain and could not perform his work duties. Because the employee’s FMLA requests tended to