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May 22, 2020 | Can I Use FMLA for Maternity Leave in Ohio?

Yes, you can use FMLA leave to take maternity leave for the birth of a child or the adoption/foster care placement of a child.  You are entitled to up to 12 weeks of FMLA leave if you are an “eligible employee.”  “Eligible employee” refers to your eligibility under the FMLA and your employer must employ

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March 23, 2020 | Coronavirus and Your Employment: Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 and the Workplace

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201), which takes effect on April 2, 2020, contains two main provisions that address employee absences related to the Coronavirus –the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EFMLEA”).   As of right now, these laws remain in effect until December

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August 6, 2019 | FMLA Discrimination And Retaliation in Ohio

When it works as intended, the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, provides workers much-needed time off to attend to their own health or the well-being of their loved ones without having to worry about keeping their jobs. Too often, though, employers illegally discriminate against employees who request FMLA leave or retaliate against workers

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July 20, 2018 | Intermittent Leave of Absence

What You Should Know About Your Right to Take Intermittent FMLA Leave The most important thing to know about your right to take unpaid time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act is that you can use the leave for a few hours or a few days at a time. When you qualify to

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February 20, 2018 | When Are Employees Entitled to Intermittent FMLA Leave?

Employees who are eligible to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can take that time off intermittently when they need it to: Deal with a serious medical condition they are experiencing, Care for a family member who is experiencing a serious medical condition, Take care of a newborn child, or Welcome a newly

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