Can my employer use my taking of FMLA leave against me in a promotion decision?

No.  The FMLA makes it unlawful for an employer to use an employee's taking of FMLA leave against them as a negative factor in a promotion decision. 

If you have questions about your rights under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), contact Lexington, Kentucky FMLA and employment lawyer Robert Abell at 859-254-7076.