From Barran Liebman Electronic Alerts
October 24, 2011
A recent decision from the federal district court in Oregon serves as a reminder to be wary of terminations (and discipline) that “coincide” with or are near a request for leave. Another lesson from the case is to be mindful when “cutting and pasting” information from an earlier performance review into a termination (or discipline) notice.
In Weaver v. Netflix, Inc., 2011 WL 4625693 (Sept. 30, 2011), Judge Mosman denied Netflix’s motion for summary judgment, because the plaintiff/former employee had presented enough evidence to…[finish the article]