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Regardless of how devoted you may be to your job and your employer, you may one day face a family or medical crisis that requires you to take a significant amount of time off of work. Fortunately, your position with your employer may be safe, despite your leave of absence, if you qualify to take […]

Many employees in the United States are potentially eligible to take unpaid, but job protected, leave for certain family and medical reasons covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA. Unfortunately, because the eligibility and procedural requirements of the FMLA can be somewhat confusing, many workers who would be covered do not take […]

Facing a serious family emergency or medical crisis is difficult enough without also having to worry about losing your job because of the emergency or crisis. Fortunately, your job may be protected by the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, if you find yourself facing this all too common dilemma. If you plan to […]

For a woman, one of the most difficult balancing acts is being a mother and an employee. In years past, women often had to choose between the two because employers were less than sympathetic to requests for extended absences following the birth of a child. Fortunately, times – and attitudes – have changed in recent […]

As a worker in the United States you enjoy a number of important benefits and protections that workers in other countries do not have. One of those is the ability to take job protected leave for medical or family emergencies, if you qualify, pursuant to the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA. If you […]

Welcoming a new child to the family is a joyous occasion for the parents, siblings, and extended family members. It is also a stressful time for the new parents. Whether this is your first child or your tenth, a period of time is ideally needed for both parent and child to adjust to the new […]

 Not all workers are entitled to FMLA leave in Florida. Learn more about Family and Medical Leave Act in this presentation.

Most workers were faced with a choice between keeping a job and taking time off to care for a new baby or to care for themselves or a loved one facing a medical emergency. Topics covered in this report include: Who Is Covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act? When Can You Use FMLA […]

Sometimes family or medical emergencies come up that cause an employee to be unable to work for an extended period of time. If you find yourself in that situation you may be concerned about losing your job and/or your insurance benefits as a result of your extended absence from your job. Fortunately, your position and […]

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) makes it possible for employees to take time off if they have a family or medical situation. FMLA does not require employers to provide paid sick leave to workers. However, it does mandate that employees who meet certain qualifying criteria may take up to 12 work weeks of […]