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FMLA Win for Employers – Employees Can Affirmatively Decline FMLA Leave & Thus FMLA Protections

Posted in FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence, Labor Law

On February 25, 2014, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Escriba v. Foster Poultry Farms, Inc., holding that employees who affirmatively decline to take FMLA leave do not have the protections of FMLA.  Maria Escriba worked in a Foster Poultry Farms, Inc. (Foster Farms) processing plant in Turlock, California for 18… Continue Reading