When Pregis Innovative Packaging, a US packaging solutions provider, fired an employee for absenteeism amounting to a firing offense under its "no-fault" attendance policy, the employee filed suit arguing that Pregis had retaliated against her for taking FMLA leave, absences which the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitled her. The firing decision was later upheld in the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. The court found that the employee had no claim under the FMLA because the b...

BPIR Categories

9.3.8 Dismissal and providing outplacement support
9.8.1 Manage labour-management relationships.
13.8 Manage legal and ethical issues
9.6.4 Manage & administer employee benefits

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