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Man files lawsuit citing ridicule, FMLA retaliation

We have often discussed the various ways in which employers violate the rights of their employees, especially when it comes to the Family Medical Leave Act. Workers are unfairly fired for taking leave, they are illegally ...

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Stress and the Family and Medical Leave Act

Being sick or caring for a loved one who is suffering from a medical condition can be a stressful time in a person’s life. These days, many people in California are already stressed out enough as it is from dealing with ...

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Employers risk lawsuit for not making FMLA accommodations

Workers who are sick or need to care for a family member who is sick likely have a substantial amount of stress and anxiety to cope with. If an illness is serious enough, workers may choose to take time away from their jobs ...

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Worker sues after he was fired during hospital stay

Employees who deal with family members becoming ill or becoming sick themselves should know they are protected by law when it comes to their job. Eligible California workers on a medical leave of absence should not have to ...

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Woman loses appeal in FMLA dispute because of paperwork

Dealing with employment issues at the same time that you are worried about medical issues can make the process of taking a leave from work confusing. Because there are so many California companies that willfully violate the ...

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Lawsuit: California woman harassed, fired for taking FMLA leave

Many people have had to deal with health issues or concerns that can affect their ability to work for a period of time. This may include having a baby, caring for a sick loved one or helping a family member recover from a ...

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Google takes a unique approach to maternity leave allowances

The topics of employee rights and pregnancy leave often only come up when an employer has violated the law. Too often, workers are unfairly fired, demoted or penalized by employers who do not comply with state and ...

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Caregiver discrimination may be on the rise

The workforce in America has changed drastically over the past few decades. There are more older men and women in the workforce, and there are younger women who work through a pregnancy and then return to their job after a ...

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