Blockbuster Woes Continue With FMLA Action

Law360, New York (January 05, 2011, 7:31 PM ET) -- In the midst of trying to buy time for its Chapter 11 reorganization, Blockbuster Inc. has been hit with a putative class action accusing the company of violating the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Alexander Montoya, a longtime former Blockbuster employee, filed suit against the entertainment giant on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  He said the company refused to grant his request for medical leave, in violation of the FMLA, and he hoped to expand the complaint to include...
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