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Fri Jul 19, 2019, 03:44 AM

South Carolina company denies sick leave, then fires employee. Now it must pay, officials say

A South Carolina company was punished for firing a sick employee, and had to pay him tens of thousands of dollars, the United States government said.

An employee of Alupress LLC was unlawfully terminated by the Laurens manufacturing company, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday in a news release.

The man was fired after he was denied sick leave for an illness that is recognized by the Family and Medical Leave Act, according to the news release.

Because of the violation, Alupress was forced to pay the former employee $34,538, the government said.

Read more: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/state/south-carolina/article232850007.html

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Reply South Carolina company denies sick leave, then fires employee. Now it must pay, officials say (Original post)
TexasTowelie Jul 2019 OP
ProudMNDemocrat Jul 2019 #1

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Fri Jul 19, 2019, 04:37 AM

1. Which is why Laws and Regulations are needed.....

For instances like this.

No wonder Unions are needed now more than ever.

Corporations allowed to police themselves is like having a Chicken eating Fox guarding the Hen House. That dog don't hunt.

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