United States Fifth Circuit

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Willis v. Coca Cola Enters. Inc, 05-30047

Summary judgment for defendant-employer on claims of interference with plaintiff's rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and gender discrimination under Title VII is affirmed where plaintiff did not introduce any evidence that she had requested medical leave pursuant to the FMLA, nor provide sufficient evidence that defendant's stated reason for firing her was pretextual.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/31/2006
  • Published 03/31/2006

Judges

  • EMILIO M. GARZA, Circuit Judge:, Before REAVLEY,GARZA and BENAVIDES, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Daniel E. Broussard, Jr. (argued), Broussard, Bolton, Halcomb & Vizzier, Alexandria, LA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Karen Marie Smith (argued), Philip Bradford Byrum, Miller & Martin, Chattanooga, TN, for Defendant-Appellee.