Blog Archive: December 2021

Posted on Wed, 2021-12-29 05:51 by in

Yes and no. The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was created to protect employees while on leave due to medical reasons. However, under certain circumstances, an employee can be fired.  Let’s look at what the FMLA is and when you can and cannot be fired while on or returning from medical leave.

What is the FMLA?

The FMLA is a federal, nationwide law that provides employees with twelve weeks of unpaid leave per year. Employers cannot discipline an employee for applying or taking medical leave covered by the FMLA.

Posted on Wed, 2021-12-15 06:36 by in

The process of a divorce is a stressful period that can often be taxing timewise and emotionally. There are also many steps in the divorce process – one of them being a deposition.

In and of itself, a deposition can be an unnerving process.   It frequently occurs during the “discovery process” of divorce proceedings.


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