Troy, MI asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Small Claims for Michigan

Q: I have had revoked overtime due to having FMLA - This is discrimination?

We work for Customer Service that works for a larger corporation. I was provided overtime by the company that hired me, however, the company we provide Customer Service for directed my company to revoke my overtime because I am unreliable due to having FMLA and they can't take the chance that my medical condition would flare up. This seems to be discrimination based on my health concerns. I would like to quit my employment due to these unlawful acts but would want some kind of compensation to remain stable.

1 Lawyer Answer
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Your situation would require consultation with an experienced employee-side employment law attorney. Very generally, you are not entitled to overtime, and so your company not giving you more overtime may not mean much.

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