The Most Common Questions Surrounding The FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal program that allows employees to take unpaid time off for eligible reasons. There are often many questions when it comes to FMLA, such as the following: Do I qualify for leave under FMLA? FMLA is only offered to certain employees. In order for an employee to be eligible for […]

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To Qualify for FMLA You Need to have worked 1,250 Hours — How is that Calculated

In a recent decision from the U.S. District Court in Illinois — Caggiano v. Illinois Department of Corrections— the Plaintiff, a prison correctional officer, retroactively requested FMLA leave on April 18, 2012, after being out for three consecutive days caring for his mother on April 7 – 10. The Defendant denied the FMLA request asserting that […]

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