Welder Sues Employer After Being Denied Paid Leave During COVID-19 Pandemic



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  • Complaint


ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A welder has accused his employer of violating the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) by refusing to provide him with paid leave when he was forced to stay at home and care for his school-age children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a Sept. 23 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the plaintiff asserted claims against his employer on behalf of himself and other “similarly situated” employees.

Paul Stevens began working as a welder for Saginaw Products Corp. d/b/a Cignys in 2005 and is an “eligible employee” within the …

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  • Blanchard & Walker PLLC





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