7th Circ. Grants Mother Fees In FMLA Accommodation Suit

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 7:07 PM EST) -- The Seventh Circuit on Monday upheld most of a jury verdict in favor of a woman who said she was forced out of her job at a Wisconsin recycling plant to care for her autistic son in violation of the Family Medical Leave Act, and granted her a full award of attorneys’ fees because it said all of her claims were persuasive.

The panel agreed that the jury rightly found Miller Compressing Co. violated the FMLA by refusing to allow Tracy L. Wink to work from...
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