Leave of Absence

Leave of absence from work, including medical, military, family, pregnancy, sick and other types of leave discussed in the Employee Rights Reporter by Sass Law Firm’s employment attorneys

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FMLA No-No’s: Is Your Employer Complying?

The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued a letter explaining certain employer practices that violate the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In case you did not know, the FMLA provides eligible employees unpaid, job-protected medical leave for up to 12 weeks (or 26 weeks if military related) in a 12-month period for an employee’s …

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Job Protected Leave: Know Your Rights – Domestic and Sexual Violence Leave

Our first blog in the Job-Protected Leave series addresses Florida law and taking time from work due to domestic or sexual violence. Florida Statute §741.313 provides for up to three days of job-protected leave every 12 months to employees who need time off to deal with protection from domestic or sexual violence. It covers things like seeing an attorney, getting a restraining order, going …

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Job Protected Leave: Know Your Rights – Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)

Our second blog on job-protected leave addresses your rights to take leave from work based on the Family and Medical Leave Act, also known as the FMLA, for medical-related reasons for you or your family. The FMLA allows you up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave  every 12 months for the  following reasons To care for your own serious …

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Job-Protected Leave: Know Your Rights – Military Leave Under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

  Our third blog in the Job-Protected Leave series addresses your employment rights as a military service member. When you report for military duty, the law requires your employer to keep your job or a similar job open for you until you return. What’s more, you are entitled to all the job benefits that you would have had if you had …

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