Employer Can Use Surveillance In FLSA Suit: 7th Circ.

Law360, New York (July 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has ruled in favor of car part manufacturer Raybestos Products Co., finding that an employer does not necessarily violate the Family Medical Leave Act when it uses information gained through clandestine surveillance to terminate an employee.

On July 21, the appellate court affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana's grant of summary judgment to Raybestos in a lawsuit filed against the company in 2006 by a former employee who alleged she was unjustly...
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