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

Pregnancy Discrimination on the Rise

According the Bureau of Labor, women now are the primary wage earners for the majority of American families.  As more women continue to work while pregnant and even late into pregnancy, problems with employment and improper treatment by employers also increases.  The federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act was enacted over thirty years ago and requires employers to treat pregnant… Read More