Richard D. Tuschman, P.A. Employment Lawyers

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Florida Family & Medical Leave Attorneys

The issues surrounding whether the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) applies in a particular employment situation can be technical, and the attorneys of Richard D. Tuschman, P.A. have helped countless people understand their rights and protections. Call us for a free consultation to discuss your unique case.

Who is Eligible for FMLA Leave?

FMLA permits certain eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave from work during a 12-month period of time to address various medical and child care related matters. To be eligible for FMLA benefits, an employee must:

An eligible employee may take FMLA leave for one or more of the following reasons:

To care for a spouse, child, parent, or next of kin in the Armed Forces, with a serious injury or illness such employees may take up to a total of 26 weeks of leave.

Guidance for Employers on FMLA Compliance

We recommend that before denying or terminating an employee who engaged in a protected activity such as FMLA, employers first consult with Richard D. Tuschman, P.A. to make sure they are not violating any laws. We work with employers who need assistance with:

We Represent Employees & Employers

The FMLA can be complicated. The attorneys of Richard D. Tuschman, P.A. have decades of experience in navigating both employees and employers through the complexities and providing firm, persuasive representation in all courts, administrative agencies, and arbitration panels.