FedEx Worker Says Taking Time Off For Anxiety Got Him Fired

Law360 (March 23, 2021, 7:23 PM EDT) -- A former FedEx Ground operations analyst slapped the delivery giant with a lawsuit Tuesday in Pennsylvania federal court, claiming the company violated state and federal laws when it fired him for taking time off to deal with an anxiety disorder.

James Lindstrom's complaint said FedEx Ground Packaging System Inc. violated the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act when it fired him.

Despite clearing his time off under the FMLA, his supervisor criticized his attendance record and asked "what the hell is going on with you?" when he began using his intermittent...

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