Can my husband be fired for being at the birth of his daughter?

My husband was denied FMLA for our unborn daughter because he's only been with the company 9 months. He has worked over the 1250 hrs in a year and there are over 50 employees. We understand he hasn't been there for 12 months but he is a nurse and works 2 days on 3 days off he only wants to take off the week our daughter is born which could be any day now. He doesn't have any PTO can they legally fire him if I go into labor and he takes 1 week off which is basically 3 to 4 days with his schedule?

2 answers  |  asked Jan 26, 2016 12:05 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

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Phyllis Towzey
Yes, they can fire him. Since he has worked for the company for less than 12 months, he is not eligible for FMLA leave.

posted by Phyllis Towzey  |  Jan 26, 2016 1:21 PM [EST]
Phyllis Towzey
Yes, they can fire him. Since he has worked for the company for less than 12 months, he is not eligible for FMLA leave.

posted by Phyllis Towzey  |  Jan 26, 2016 12:30 PM [EST]

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