Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, DISCHARGE—N.D. Ind.: Nursing director fired due to unprofessional conduct, not due to assertion of FMLA and ADA rights, (Jan 11, 2022)

By Marjorie Johnson, J.D.

To find that the hospital’s reliance on the complaints by a university’s faculty and nursing students was pretextual, a jury would have to ignore the timing and possibly conclude that the faculty was colluding with the hospital.

A longtime nursing director who received a final warning based on complaints of her un ...