Have you been fired in connection with a long-term illness or disability? A family member’s illness or disability? A pregnancy, maternity leave, or even an adoption? You’re not alone. FMLA-related terminations are among the most common employment law violations every year—but many people still aren’t aware that their job is protected under the FMLA.
The Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, ensures job-protected, unpaid leave for medical and/or family-related circumstances requiring absences from work. This act allows eligible employees to