Ohio Questions and Answers about Leaves of Absence

Is it against the law for an employer to ask me if I needed a day off for mental health?
I recently resigned from a job in corrections. I was under investigation for inmate/staff relationship, and accused of doing acts while working. This is false, I admit that I was probably flirty but, ...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 26, 2013 02:29 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I need a couple weeks family leave and the company is too small for FMLA, what rights do I have?
I have been employeed here for 24 years. I rarely am off work except for doctors and scheduled vacation. I have a family crisis and need a few weeks off, not only for my own health but to help my son ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 8, 2011 10:15 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can my employer require a physician's statement stating the reason for absence?
I have had to use more sick leave more than usual since August 2011 (14 sick days, 9 vacation days). Family issues with a family member's drug use, my daughter's separation from her husband in which s...
2 answers  |  asked Mar 13, 2011 4:43 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

We have 29 employees total - are we required to follow FMLA regulations?
We have 29 employees total - 14 in Ohio, 5 in PA, 1 in NJ, 1 in GA and 1 in FL and 7 Over The Road Truck Drivers What do we need to do as far as FMLA if anything - I recall there being a stipulation a...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 12, 2010 11:33 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

If you request a LOA can they terminate you?
I have not been feeling well and told my boss the prior week that I was going to have a nervous breakdown. He comes in the next day and asks me all kinds of questions, calls me to his office Monday an...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 14, 2010 07:41 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

My rights to reinstatement after leave of absence
I was off work for six months recovering from having cancer and some surrounding muscle removed from my leg I was released by my Doctor to return to work but was told they didnt have anything for me a...
3 answers  |  asked Dec 30, 2009 06:01 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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