Family Medical Leave Act

Phoenix Lawyers for the Family & Medical Leave Act

Protecting Your Rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Employees throughout the U.S. have certain rights to medical leave as granted under federal law. Under certain health-related circumstances, you may be entitled to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave without the risk of losing your job per the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) governed by the U.S. Department of Labor. 

If you have a situation that qualifies for Family and Medical Leave Act protection, and you have been wrongfully denied the right to take leave or been wrongfully terminated while on FMLA leave, you will want an experienced FMLA lawyer to protect your interests. At Yen Pilch Robaina & Kresin PLC, we have been defending the rights of employees in Arizona for 30 years. Our team is thoroughly versed in this federal law and is prepared to help you fight back against violations of it in the workplace. 

Have Your Rights Been Violated?

If you have been wrongfully denied FMLA leave or have had your job changed or eliminated while taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act, let our experienced attorneys help protect your interests. 

As the largest employment law firm in the state, we have assisted countless workers in and around Phoenix with workplace issues such as this and have earned an impressive reputation due to our results. 

Schedule a consultation by calling (602) 833-0220 today. 

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Experienced Representation in Family & Medical Leave Act Disputes

Our FMLA attorneys represent employees who have been denied the right to take FMLA leave or who have experienced the change or loss of a job while on FMLA leave. We will also advise you if you are considering taking protected time off under the statute. We have a comprehensive understanding of the procedures that must be followed and will work with you to ensure that you comply with the notice and certification requirements.

The FMLA applies to employees in all public agencies, public and private elementary and high schools, and companies employing 50 or more workers. 

FMLA leave is allowed each year for employees in the following scenarios:

  • Childbirth and newborn care
  • Adoption or foster care of a child into your family
  • Care for a spouse, child, or parent suffering a serious health condition
  • Care for yourself when unable to work due to a serious health condition

You must meet other requirements, such as having a work record of at least 12 months before your rights kick in under the FMLA. 

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