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When Is The Right Time To Tell Your Boss You're Pregnant?

Perhaps you just learned the good news of your pregnancy or you've finally passed that first trimester mark that many use as a guideline for telling friends and family, but what about work? When is the right time to tell your employer that you're pregnant and will (likely) be taking some time off in the future?

Your Employer May Not Like It, But Intermittent FMLA Leave Is Permitted

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) allow employees to take job-protected leave for an extended time period after certain events such as child birth or adoption, to care for a family member who is sick or to care for your own physical well-being, among others. Often taken as a lump of time, as with maternity leave, FMLA leave can also be taken intermittently.

Department Of Labor Creates FMLA Guide For Employees

The U.S. Department of Labor, concerned that too few employees throughout the United States were aware of the protections offered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), recently released a guide intended for workers to help explain the benefits of the federal law. The guide works through a typical FMLA leave process - from determining eligibility for FMLA job-protected leave to returning to work after taking leave.

Retaliation For Requesting FMLA Leave Before Becoming Eligible

Kathryn Pereda had worked for Brookdale Senior Living Communities for only eight months when she became pregnant and advised her supervisor that she would be requesting time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) when the baby arrived. At that time, Pereda was not yet eligible to take FMLA leave because she had not worked for Brookdale for at least 12 months.

Legal Rights Of Kidney Donor Fired By Boss/Kidney Recipient

While visiting former coworkers, Debbie Stevens learned that her former supervisor at Atlantic Automotive Group, Jackie Brucia, was in need of a kidney transplant. Stevens offered to donate one of hers. After another kidney donor for Brucia fell through, Stevens believes Brucia began grooming her to be the back-up donor.

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