Shelby County Schools pay $115K in back wages

Shelby County Schools pay $115K in back wages
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Shelby County School Board paid district employees $115,000 in back wages and medical expenses.

An investigation by the Department of Labor found out that SCS violated the Family and Medical Leave Act.

The employee was fired for exercising her right to take time off for a qualifying illness.

SCS has also reinstated the employee.

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