Whitaker v. Elec Data Sys Corp, et al

Filing 920080908


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NOT RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION File Name: 08a0547n.06 Filed: September 8, 2008 Case No. 07-5940 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) NOLAN WHITAKER, Plaintiff-Appellant, ON APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY AT LOUISVILLE v. ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS CORPORATION, et al., Defendant-Appellees. BEFORE: COLE and GRIFFIN, Circuit Judges; SARGUS, District Judge.* SARGUS, District Judge. The Appellant, Nolan Whitaker ("Whitaker"), appeals the summary judgment rendered by the district court in favor of the Appellee, Electronic Data Systems Corporation ("Electronic Data"). Whitaker contends that his former employer, Electronic Data, retaliated against him for asserting his rights under the Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), 29 U.S.C. 2601, et. seq., interfered with his rights under the FMLA, and discriminated against him in violation of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act, Ky. Rev. Stat. The Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr., United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, sitting by designation. * 344.040. After carefully reviewing the record, the applicable law, and the parties' briefs, we are convinced that the district court did not err. The opinion issued by the district court correctly sets forth the law governing the issues raised in this case. Therefore, we AFFIRM the district court's summary judgment for the reasons set forth in the thorough opinion of the district court. -2-

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