SaveTweetThe Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 addresses the fact that many employees have families, and often need time away from work to take care of them. If you're a working parent, you may be familiar with trying to juggle work responsibilities while providing the care and attention that a seriously sick child sometimes needs.
Thankfully, if you're a qualified employee covered under FMLA, then you're entitled up to 12 weeks of unpaid time off a year so that you can attend to your own needs, or those of your family. Additionally, your employer won't be able to fire you for being gone. Learn all about your FMLA rights here.
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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) prohibits employers from terminating an
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