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Understanding Interference and Retaliation Claims Under the FMLA

Today we will delve into a crucial area of employment law: interference and retaliation claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). At Lamberton Law Firm, we're committed to ensuring that employees are informed about their rights and can recognize potential violations. What is FMLA?...

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Family and medical leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that permits eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave each year for any of the following reasons: To treat or recover from a serious health condition that prevents you from working; To care for a sick child, spouse...

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Your Rights and Protections Under the FMLA

Being away from work for an extended period of time doesn't always feel like a vacation. If you are taking time off work under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), you likely have enough to worry about without job insecurity compounding your stress. FMLA offers some protection so you can...

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Medical leave as a reasonable accommodation

We often receive calls from employees and employers about unpaid medical leave from work. Callers want to know whether an employee who has a serious health condition under the FMLA, but who cannot return to work after 12 weeks of FMLA leave, has any additional legal protections. The answer is...

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Lamberton interviewed for CBS Pittsburgh piece on FMLA

Allegheny County officials are paying UPMC more than a half million taxpayer dollars to deny workers their rights to leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. In this piece by CBS Pittsburgh, Charles A. Lamberton discusses how employers can interfere with protected FMLA rights by making...

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FMLA supports servicemen and women

Earlier this year, the Department of Labor issued a final rule implementing recent amendments that expanded the FMLA to meet the unique challenges confronting military families and those who care for our wounded warriors. Serving your country is an honorable and rewarding career, but one that...

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CNBC Special Report, Charles Lamberton discusses paid sick leave

In this CNBC Special Report, I discuss the lack of paid sick leave in the United States with CNBC's Mark Koba. The United States is the only advanced Country on Earth that does guarantee some form of paid sick leave for employees when they are sick or injured. The absence of paid sick leave...

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FMLA helps millions of Americans

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) alleviates some of the "work/life" problems that arise every day across the country. The FMLA is a federal law that requires employers to provide employees leave for qualified medical and family reasons, without risk to the employees job. The law...

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