The Family and Medical Leave Act is a federal law that provides eligible employees with the right to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job protected leave of absence for the following reasons: (1) for a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform his or her job; (2) to care for the employee’s spouse, child, or parent who has a serious health condition; (3) to care for the employee’s child after birth, or to place the child up for adoption or foster care; and (4) for incapacity due to pregnancy, prenatal medical care or child birth. The FMLA also provides for family military leave for eligible employees who have a spouse, son, daughter or parent on covered active military duty, in order to address certain qualifying exigencies.

What are the remedies under the FMLA?

In a lawsuit for FMLA retaliation or interference, an employee may seek lost wages, salary, employment benefits, and other lost compensation, liquidated “double” damages, […]

2022-05-30T09:38:09-05:00May 30th, 2022|

What are the protections of the FMLA?

Under the FMLA, an employer is required to restore most employees to their original position or an equivalent position with equivalent pay, benefits and […]

2022-05-30T09:23:52-05:00May 30th, 2022|
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