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An employee must be reinstated to his or her former position or to an equivalent position. The employee’s former position is simply the position the employee held before going out on leave. But what’s an equivalent position?
A position is equivalent only if it is virtually identical, in every important respect, to the employee’s former position. Courts will look at the following factors in determining whether a position is equivalent:
Based on this wouldn't the worksite be in violation of fmla or does this not apply because I was back to work for a few weeks before they made the change? This obviously created quite a hardship for my family and 9 months later I was moved to a lesser position under the guise of "reconstruction" again.