Employer clairvoyance

August 17, 2012

  • 231H Labor and Employment
  • 231HVI Time Off; Leave
  • 231Hk353 Terms and Conditions of Leave
  • 231Hk355 k. Request for Leave; Notice to Employer; Foreseeability.

231H Labor and EmploymentWhile employer’s duty to inquire as to employee’s need for leave under Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) may be predicated on statements made by employee, employer is not required to be clairvoyant.
Satterfield v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 135 F.3d 973 (5th Cir. 1998)

Suggested by Valerie Garber, Principal Attorney Editor, Westlaw