Posts Categorized: Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

FMLA More Than 12 Weeks? Here’s What to Know

Last updated April 21, 2017. Illness happens to nearly all of us — or to our spouses, children, or parents — over the course of our working lives. Further, some conditions like cancer, heart disease, and depression are recurring and necessitate a series of temporary medical leaves. Fortunately, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (the… Read more »

Taking Medical Leave: What To Remember Before, During and After

Try as we might to keep healthy, many of us unfortunately will experience a serious medical issue at some point in our working lives.  Such issues may even necessitate taking a leave of absence from your job, via federal or state Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, and/or via your employer’s internal personal or… Read more »

FMLA Denied Wrongfully? 3 Mistakes to Avoid

Last updated March 30, 2017. The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) grants qualifying workers twelve (12) weeks of unpaid leave for childbirth/newborn childcare, for a worker’s own serious health condition, or for the care of a worker’s immediate family member with a serious health condition. The FMLA’s most powerful aspect is that it grants… Read more »