Tag Archives: Family Medical Leave Act


Nichiha USA Ordered by Department of Labor to Pay for FMLA Violations

The Family Medical Leave Act provides that an employee can’t lose their job, for at least 12 weeks, if they need to take care of serious medical conditions of family members.  An employee is entitled to this benefit so long … Continue reading

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Ft. Myers Neurosurgeon Seeks to Have His Non-Compete Declared Invalid

As I have blogged about on many occasions, just because you have a non-compete with your employer does not necessarily mean that it is enforceable.  In instances, where the employer’s non-compete has an overbroad scope, duration or geographic areas, the … Continue reading

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Discrimination in Hiring of Unemployed? Hopefully the Fair Employment Act Will be Passed

For the unemployed looking for work, apparently it is more difficult to find a new job then if you already have a job.  This may be due to discrimination by employers against the unemployed in hiring new employees.  This is … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment Suit Against Appareless CEO of American Apparel Halted by Arbitration Agreement-Read These Documents Before You Sign Them

You may recall that I blogged the other day about the outlandish allegations of a new sexual harassment lawsuit brought against the CEO of American Apparel by one of his eighteen year old former employees.  Today it came out that … Continue reading

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Behren Law Firm Involved in New Florida Case-Law on Wage Garnishments

In Florida and most other states, if someone files a lawsuit against you and obtains a judgment against you, there are several different ways to collect upon that judgment.  One of the ways that someone who holds a judgment can … Continue reading

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When is the Family Medical Leave Act Available to Me?

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a Federal Law that provides for up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to employees  in certain circumstances. The employer must have at least 5o employees.  The employee must have worked for the … Continue reading

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