FMLA Lawsuit Filed Against Eaton Hydraulics

The Complaint

Bass v. Eaton Hydraulics LLC

Bass v. Eaton Hydraulics LLC (W.D. Okla., 5:21-cv-00278)

FMLA lawsuit filed against Eaton Hydraulics

There are 3 part to the background facts:

  • COVID
  • Emergency Department
  • Dental

According to the lawsuit “On or about March 2017 Defendant hired Plaintiff for the full-time position of Assembly Technician” Employee had to go to the emergency room on December 3rd and he was off of work December 3 to 6 and he returned to work December 7th. According the complaint “leave from December 3 through 6 was qualified as leave under the FMLA” and his “employer did not notify Plaintiff of administration of his leave under the FMLA”

According to the compliant he had “experienced a dental emergency and underwent extraction of two teeth prior to the start of his shift” and he had off until December 14th. His “leave from December 8 through 13 was qualified as leave under the FMLA” and his employer “did not notify Plaintiff of administration of his leave under the FMLA”

According to the complaint “terminated Plaintiff’s employment under an attendance policy for failing to request leave prior to the beginning of his shift on December 3”

Lawsuit filed for “Interference, Restraint or Denial of FMLA rights and Retaliation for Requesting and taking FMLA leave”