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Equitable estoppel applied to FMLA interference claim (access required)

Although the Fourth Circuit has not applied equitable estoppel in the context of FMLA eligibility, other circuits have. Because the employee argued the employer’s statements led him to act in a certain way, the employer’s motion to dismiss was denied. Background On Jan. 23, 2019, Dennis Yaskowsky filed a multi-count complaint against his former employer, Phantom Eagle ...