An assistant office manager for a property developer in Florida may not proceed with her claim that she was fired in retaliation for requesting leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. She was fired for breaching the human resources manager’s trust after she allegedly forwarded an email with confidential information—disobeying the manager’s express instructions not to share it—and the developer began the termination process before the assistant office manager ever requested FMLA leave. The case is Tejeda v. Swire Props., Inc., 2019 BL 426871, S.D. Fla., 18-23725-Civ-Scola, 11/6/19.
Nov. 7, 2019, 7:10 PM