Protections for Alabama Workers under the Family Medical Leave Act

Alabama workers who need to take unpaid leave are protected by a federal law know as the The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  This law entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave (in most circumstances up to 12 weeks) for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage… Read More

Proposed changes to Family Medical Leave Act would expand support for military families

The Department of Labor recently announced a proposal to expand protections of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for military families.  The FMLA protects individuals who need unpaid leave from work to address medical issues or care for family members with medical problems.  The proposed revisions to the FMLA would help address the unique situations… Read More