Third Circuit Decides FMLA Employee Bonus Rights

Law360, New York (August 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a precedent-setting employment case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in favor of the Vanguard Group Inc., forming a distinction between the two types of company bonus programs in regards to the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Robert Sommer, a former employee of the investment management company, sued the company when he did not receive his full bonus after taking a short-term disability leave, claiming it violated his rights under FMLA.

To answer the issue in dispute, the court had...
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