Michael Clark worked for Walgreens as the manager of its retail store in Dyersburg, Tennessee. He took a medical leave of absence from December 8, 2006 to January 2, 2007 for a heart condition. After his leave, Clark returned to the same position he held before his leave of absence. Some time later Clark contacted his District Secretary and requested an additional leave of absence.
CenturyTel of Central Arkansas had a personnel policy which required employees to call in daily when absent. This was contained in an employee handbook which all employees received.
Edwin Conk applied to work for Friendly Village (FV), a mobile home park in Toms River, N.J. FV is a limited liability company, the managing member of which is PCI Redhen Corporation (PCI). PCI owns 100% of the stock of Advanced Horizons Enterprises, Inc., (AHE). AHE managed FV’s financial affairs and Friendly Village.