Posts Categorized: Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

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

Last updated July 31, 2018. 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, with treatment requiring a series of temporary medical leaves. Fortunately, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act… Read more »

Mental Illness Discrimination in the NJ Workplace: Your Rights

Mental Health Discrimination Workplace NJ

Last updated May 30, 2018. Mental illness strikes many people at some point in their working lives. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, some 6.7% of adult Americans suffer a major depressive episode within a given year, while a staggering 18% suffer from an anxiety disorder within a given year. These conditions, if… Read more »

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

Returning to Work After Medical Leave

Last updated Dec. 29, 2017. 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… Read more »

FMLA Denied Wrongfully? 3 Mistakes to Avoid

FMLA Denied New Jersey New York Employment Attorney

Last updated Nov. 28, 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 »