Can an employee choose not to apply leave to FMLA?

Answer An employee can choose whether or not to apply FLMA to leave time. Individual company policies dictate whether or not an employee must use accrued paid vacation or sick time if the employee does no... Read More »

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Can an employer terminate an employee who was out on fmla leave?

If an employee has worked for her employer for at least 12 months, has worked at least 1,250 hours over the past 12 months, and works at a location where the company employs 50 or more employees wi... Read More »

How long after birth of child is an employee entitled to FMLA leave?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows covered employees to take up to 12 weeks off of work for the birth of a child. Employees who work right up until delivery can have a full 12 weeks of ... Read More »

FMLA Definition of a Key Employee?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) addresses the necessity for an employee to cease working temporarily because of family or medical needs. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, as of Nov... Read More »

What if an Employee Is Not Covered Under FMLA?

The Family Medical Leave Act is a federal law that provides job protection for workers who need time off for medical reasons. The law gives covered employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid time off to t... Read More »