Employee who allegedly used FMLA to attend NFL game has no claim, court says

Dive Brief: A worker who took intermittent Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave but who, according to his own social media post, spent that time at a professional football game was not unlawfully fired by his employer, a federal district court has ruled (Pizarro v. International Paper Company, No. 19-5081 (D. N.J., March 3, […]

‘I’m not out here’: Facebook fishing trip video dooms worker’s FMLA claim

Story by Jennifer Carsen for hrdive.com Dive Brief: Union Pacific Railroad (UP) was justified in firing an employee who took Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave and then appeared in a co-worker’s Facebook live video of a fishing trip on one of the days he was out, a California district court said (Dunger v. […]

Short on workers, CSX again warns employees about time-off policies

CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) is again struggling to staff during holidays and weekends, according to an internal system notice sent to the Jacksonville Business Journal. “CSX continues to experience disruptions to its operations on holidays and weekends due to crew unavailability,” the notice reads. An accompanying letter sent by Executive Vice President Ed Harris to […]

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