Acccount manager sues orthopedic center for illegal employment practices
Houston resident Meseret Mesfin is suing the Reconstructive Orthopedic Center of Houston, claiming that it is guilty of unlawful employment practices in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family Medical Leave Act.
According to the lawsuit, which was filed August 9th, Mesfin took medical leave for a serious condition with the consent of her employer on March 17, 2016. However, she was fired by her employer on March 30, while she was still out on medical leave.
Mesfin had worked as an account manager for the defendant since June 2014 for over 40 hours a week without getting overtime pay, the lawsuit added.
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