Ohio Questions and Answers about Leaves of Absence: FMLA

Can my employer ask for all medical records from all my doctors since my accident
I am a City Firefighter involved in a MVA while on vacation that was not my fault but resulted in several traumatic injuries that required me to be off work for 6 months. My employer put me on FMLA im...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 26, 2014 8:59 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

can I be told not to call in anymore if I have accrued six weeks sick leave?
I recently found out my step mother has throat/ lung cancer and she lives 3 hours away. I called in my sick leave every day consecutively while caring for my step mother. While in Indiana caring for m...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 11, 2013 10:23 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I have a question about my vacation time, sick days, personal days while approved for FMLA
I was approved for FMLA due to a knee issue which resulted in surgery. My employer made me take all of my vacation time, my personal days and my sick days before I was allowed to use the FMLA time. No...
2 answers  |  asked Jan 31, 2013 10:56 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can i be in trouble for my company's system error?
Ok, I have FMLA on my job had it about 3 years now for my medical condition, so at my job we can either call our FMLA time in or put our FMLA time in on the computer, so I do that with no problems, ch...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 27, 2012 6:33 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Upon returning from a requested FMLA, my Dr, requested I work 2nd shift as opposed to 3rd shift
Can my Dr request me to return from a FMLA on 2nd shift(in which I worked when I left) instead of 3rd shift, as this was part of my leave initially. I needed to be off as I was exhausted and anxious, ...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 20, 2012 10:43 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Does Shingles classify as a serious medical condition for FMLA?
Does Shingles classify as an alowable serious medical condition?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 25, 2012 09:30 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

What are my options other than FMLA if there are under 15 employees where I work?
Had to have extensive surgery on my wrist and will be out of work for 6-8 weeks. We have less than 15 employees so I don't qualify for FMLA. Can they fire me or lay me off? What other options do I hav...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 3, 2012 8:17 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Is time off on approved worker's comp claim counted as FMLA time as well?
I am being told by my employer that even tho I am off work on an approved worker's comp injury that they are also counting this time off against the FMLA time off provisions. Is this proper?
1 answer  |  asked Dec 29, 2011 6:00 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Husband wrongfully denied FMLA due to wife's pregnancy?
My husband was on FMLA due to me being pregnant with our son. The first set of FMLA certification was filled out on April 15th and it was approved. He used FMLA whenever we had a doctors appointment. ...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 22, 2011 02:18 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

My doctor has advised me not to drive because I've been having dizzy spells and blackouts.
Most of the questions I've seen are in regards to companies refusal or disregard for FMLA. My question involves my neurologist's refusal to complete FLMA paperwork that my company has supplied to them...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 28, 2011 3:37 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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