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Scobey v. Nucor Steel-Arkansas, No. 08-1192

District court's dismissal on summary judgment of plaintiff's claims of employment retaliation and violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff failed to show he provided adequate notice to his employer that he had a serious health condition rendering him unable to work; 2) plaintiff's claim that defendant interfered with his FMLA rights by demoting him for unexcused absences must fail; 3) plaintiff's retaliation claim fails for the same reasons as his interference claim.          

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Appellate Information

Submitted: December 11, 2008

Filed: August 25, 2009


Opinion by Shepherd, Circuit Judge