SCRANTON — An employee is suing Wal-Mart Stores East, LP and Stacy Fry, employer, citing alleged retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Diana Pritchyk filed a complaint on Jan. 5, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania against the defendants alleging that they retaliated against the plaintiff for exercising her rights to FMLA.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, in 2015, she suffered damages from being terminated from her employment as retaliation for going on a FMLA leave to take care of her child. The plaintiff holds Wal-Mart Stores East, LP and Fry responsible because the defendants allegedly significantly reduced plaintiff's working hours as retaliation and ultimately terminated her employment.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks lost wages, opportunities, monetary damages, interest, liquidated damages, compensatory damages, punitive damages, court costs and any further relief this court grants. She is represented by George Barron of George Barron Law in Wilkes-Barre.

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania Case number 3:17-cv-00035-RDM

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