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The Family Medical Leave Act

The Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that requires some employers to let their employees take time off from work to recover from an illness, care for an ill family member, or to attend to the birth or adoption of a child More »

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Question: We issued our tenant a 5-day eviction notice due to non-payment of rent. She claims that legally we must give her extended notice to pay or vacate because she is disabled. Is this true?
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Question: if I am on disability for 2 years am I elegible for Medicare?
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Question: I want to file a suit against an Airline. I traveled with them in August, 2009 and they damaged my wheelchair running up repairs to about $2000. I understand there is a form online that I can complete and mail in. However, I can't find it. Can you help me?
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Question: My brother has been diagnosed with stage IV cancer. Both our parents have passed away. Can I take a leave of absence under the FMLA to care for him? Would a personal leave of absence cover this situation?
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Question: My wife is permanatly disabled under social security disablity. Part of her disablitiy is problems with comprehension. Between her learning disablity and hearing impairment, she has a really hard time comunicating with doctors and insurance companies. She just can't comprehend these things. She wants me to be her Medical Power of Attorney so that she doesn't have to deal with insurance companies customer service. The only information I can find is related to seniors. Can you help us? Where to go.. who to see?
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Question: Who do I report to if I know of someone working while being paid for medical disability?
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Question: I work for a small office of 3 employees. I am pregnant and want to know if im eligable for 1. FMLA or short term disability paid by my employer. I have been employeed for 11 months and Im due in Aug 2008. thanks for the help
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Question: My severely disabled (non verbal, non ambulatory) 20 year old son’s health status has declined to the point that his mom and I have agreed not to take any extraordinary intervention. He is being followed at home by Hospice of the Valley. We are being challenged by the treating hospitals to produce a medical POA to recovery his medical records. Given his current medical status the possibility of him surviving more than a couple of weeks are doubtful. Is there an easy and inexpensive way to get guardianship of him and should we?
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Question: Are they any forms of assistance to help compensate a person while they are on unpaid FMLA status?
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Question: I am rtired from the US Postal system and am on total dissabilitym The postal system is presently diducting my first year of Social Security from my retirement. What can i do to have my money returned. James Gardner
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Question: What is the law in Arizona regarding revocation of driver's license because of age, health, or mental condition for elderly persons?
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Question: What if my employer does not believe my doctor?
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Question: What if my employer does not believe my reason for the leave?
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Question: Do I get paid during my FMLA leave?
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Question: Am I covered by the FMLA?
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Question: What is the Family and Medical Leave Act?
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