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  • Things You Should Know About Family & Medical Leave
    Things You Should Know About Family & Medical Leave

    Health problems and family changes can be stressful, so it isn’t surprising that employees may need to take time off work to face these challenges. Many employers offer some form of sick leave or paid ...

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  • Report Finds Walmart Punishes Employees Who Take Leave
    Report Finds Walmart Punishes Employees Who Take Leave

    A recent study revealed a troubling finding – that the nation’s largest private employer may be punishing employees who lawfully take "sick days" or leave. Such actions may violate worker’s rights ...

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  • Can I Be Fired While on FMLA Approved Leave?
    Can I Be Fired While on FMLA Approved Leave?

    The Family Medical Leave Act ( FMLA ) extends a variety of protections and rights to many employees, salaried or hourly. It can grant a total of 12 months of unpaid leave after an employee or a close ...

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  • I Need More than 12 Weeks of FMLA Leave! What Do I Do?
    I Need More than 12 Weeks of FMLA Leave! What Do I Do?

    Employers in every state are required under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to provide their employees the opportunity to take unpaid leave for medical, military, and ...

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  • Are You An Employee Or Independent Contractor?
    Are You An Employee Or Independent Contractor?

    How workers are classified – whether they are considered to be employees or independent contractors, exempt or non-exempt – is often the starting point for many employment discrimination lawsuits . ...

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  • Worker With 'Crying Spells' After Daughter Was Raped Can Bring FMLA Claim
    Worker With 'Crying Spells' After Daughter Was Raped Can Bring FMLA Claim

    It’s not easy to juggle the demands of work and family life. What happens If a family member gets sick or if you or your spouse need to take time off to care for your new baby? What options exist? In ...

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