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FMLA retaliation claim can proceed against Gaithersburg, judge says

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A former Gaithersburg police officer can proceed with her claim that the city fired her in retaliation for exercising her right to time off under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act due to a difficult pregnancy and lingering health problems after giving birth, a U.S. district judge ruled this week.

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