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How can I get FMLA at work?

We’ve talked about FMLA benefits and who’s eligible to receive them. But, how do you go about taking an FMLA leave? We’ll cover the important steps that you must take to get your FMLA leave approved. 1. Give your employer as much notice as reasonably possible. Sometimes the reason for your FMLA leave can’t have

When Does FMLA Start and How Many Hours Am I Entitled To?

Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, employees are eligible to care for themselves, or a spouse, parent, or child who is coping with an illness or medical condition. Here are your three main benefits under FMLA: FMLA Benefit #1-A: You can get up to 12 weeks of unpaid FMLA leave. Under FMLA, employees are

What Is FMLA and What Is It Used For?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a powerful law that protects your rights to time off of work if you or a family member have a serious illness or condition. Despite being almost 20 years old, but surveys show that it still ranks as one of the most confusing (and frustrating) employment laws