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Employee Tells Co-Worker That He Plans to Misuse FMLA Leave; Court Says It's OK to Demote Him
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Dec. 9, 2015
"Based on the information it received from the subordinate, Costco surely had the right to suspect that Keith might be abusing leave.... [C]ourts typically will support an employer's 'honest belief' defense only after they have conducted a complete and exhaustive investigation into the facts. The court reviewing this case didn't fault Costco for failing to conduct an investigation, but the risk is that a different court easily could have, which would have required the Company to head to trial on Keith's FMLA claims when they otherwise never should have seen the light of day."

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