When you take leave under the Family & Medical Leave Act, it’s safe to assume you’re already under some stress. It can be good stress, like taking time off to be with a new baby. Or it can be difficult, emotional distress, if, for example, you are taking time off to care for a terminally […]
Are you curious to learn more about the Fair Labor Standards Act? This article discusses FLSA including who is exempt and when to contact an attorney.
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Employees who go on maternity leave have legal protection against discrimination. They have the right to be treated equally and fairly. There are common maternity leave violations in Pinellas County, Florida, that can cause significant difficulties to family life, careers, and financial stability. When employers decide to break the law, they should be held accountable. […]
A parent’s top priority is taking care of their child’s needs. The Family & Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) plays a vital role in this across multiple types of circumstances. Have you been wondering if you can use FMLA for IEP meetings? Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. cares for the well-being of children across Florida, and we […]
At some point, we all get sick. It is inevitable. Unfortunately, missing work due to illness can prove to be difficult for some employees in Florida. In fact, some common concerns include being passed up for a raise or a promotion or losing their jobs. If you’ve been retaliated or discriminated against because of time […]
Protecting Yourself from FMLA Retaliation A former Wegmans employee sued the grocer in July, claiming violations of harassment and retaliation by her supervisor for electing to use her protected right to Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave. The Family & Medical Leave Act was passed in the United States to protect workers’ rights to […]
Understanding the complicated FMLA process is a vital part of taking care of you and your family’s needs. It is important to be prepared before taking FMLA. There are certain steps that you must follow to receive approval and safeguard your job. If you need to take time off work due to your own serious health […]
The Family & Medical Leave Act was passed to protect workers’ rights to leave under limited circumstances. Unfortunately, FMLA retaliation is fairly common across the United States. Often, employees are either unaware of their rights and fail to recognize the actions taken by their employer are illegal or fail to act out of fear. That’s […]
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) creates the right for individuals to take a leave of absence due to serious illness or injury of the employee or family member, childbirth or adoption without the fear of losing their job — and protects you from retaliation from your employer if you exercise or attempt to […]