Pennsylvania Questions and Answers about Leaves of Absence: FMLA

Can my employer require me to use paid time off when working a reduced schedule?
I have fibromyalgia, arthritis, GERD and back problems. I had back surgery in September. I walk with a cane. I have filled out the FMLA forms for intermittent leave and have used it this year. I have ...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 3, 2012 11:10 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Does my employer hace a right to make FMLA so stressful?
I have had FMLA for more than 5 years for my mother. Now i have recieved notification from HR that it is extended for 3 months attach to this email is a letter to my supervisor and payroll that if i g...
2 answers  |  asked Apr 9, 2012 4:59 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Retroactive FMLA Application
My wife missed work due to our 5-month old son's admittance to the emergency room with a diagnosis of pneumonia. She notified her employer that she would be out following normal call out procedures du...
2 answers  |  asked Jan 21, 2012 7:52 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

What step to take next in EEOC case
Filed charges for demotion in Nov 08 replaced with male. Then discharged in July 09 stating I did not provide info due to charges from auto accident. Two days after filing FMLA and had a disability. C...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 2, 2011 6:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Sister entitled to intermittent fmla
I have a friend who's sister is in a coma ( She had a brain aneurysm burst) She is the only living member of her sister, other than her brother in law. Why isn't she eligible for an intermittent leave...
2 answers  |  asked Sep 19, 2011 12:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Where can I obtain the current FMLA document for PA & DOL
I found the following on the DOL website and want to make sure it applies to PA and is current. I do know that the DOL FMLA can only be changed by enhancing it but not detracting anything from it.
1 answer  |  asked Jul 19, 2011 05:10 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

About to return from FMLA & my employer changed my hours of work from 9a-5p to 1p-5p. Is this legal?
I had a baby on 4/28/11. I was due to return to work from FMLA on 7/22/11 to my normal hours of 9am to 5pm. I received a letter from my employer yesterday telling me to return on 8/1/11 and to the hou...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 11, 2011 07:52 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

What can i do if i don't not have a year of previous work with my employer because of a layoff i was
1 answer  |  asked Apr 1, 2011 10:20 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can my employer terminate me if not back by the end of the 12 weeks?
I have been on FMLA since 7/19/10 due to a serious illness. I used my 10 sick days from the start. My employer is using those days as my FMLA. Can they do that? I have been under the care of several s...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 29, 2010 09:47 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

can you be wrote up for call offs if they fall under the fmla
i called off with stomach pains went to the hospital was admitted for four days. then i had surgery and was off for 4 weeks came back got the flu and ended up off again all under fmla i had to call of...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 19, 2010 6:02 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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