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The Family Medical Leave Act

The Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that requires some employers to let their employees take time off from work to recover from an illness, care for an ill family member, or to attend to the birth or adoption of a child

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Question: Once I have provided complete and correct FMLA request, how long does my employer, State of Arizona have to notify me that my FMLA is approved?
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Question: My husband was fired from Amazon for missing a day for taking our youngest son to the hospital because our son was having a seizure. Does the FMLA cover this?
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Question: My son was hurt at work and was out for 3 months. He went back to work on light duty or 2 weeks. He then was in a personal motorcycle accident and has been out of work for 1 1/2 months. On his personal accident he went to apply for FMLA and was denied and told that his work already used his 12 weeks up. He knew nothing about this. He was on workmans compensation at the time that they used his FMLA. Is there any recourse to get his FMLA back so he can use it for his personal accident? Why would he need to use his FMLA when he was on workmans compensation?
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Question: Does an employee first have to utilize his/her accrued vacation and sick leave before FMLA can be taken?
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Question: My company has 19 or 20 employees - am I eligible for FMLA? I'm currently on a company group health plan - am I eligible for COBRA coverage? If not to either question, do I have any options?
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