A federal judge has dismissed a suit under the Family and Medical Leave Act after finding that the defendant company’s outside sales representatives cannot be counted toward the 50-employee minimum needed to trigger the law.
Unlike most federal discrimination laws, whose employee-minimum requirements are aimed at deciding which companies are subject to the law, the FMLA’s minimum is worksite specific and focuses on whether the plaintiff is a “covered employee.”
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