Thank you for your answer, I am not looking for unpaid time off. I am a college teacher and cannot teach on Mon and Wed mornings due to driving my husband for therapy during the semester, but I can fufill my teaching responsiblities of teaching all course. Is that covered under the law. -
thank you - my scheudle had previously been set, but they want to change it to Mon and Wed mornings and I said that I cannot because of my husbands medical condition. Can they force me to change the schedule and penalize me
one more question, when we made the original schedule, I stated I could not make Monday or Wed mornings, I did not have it in writing, but there were three people in the room including me. The original schedule was made based on my statement about my husbands drs appointment. Did the request not to teach Monday and Wed mornings have to be made in writing to be official at that time
I want to review the complete situation.
I am a college teacher, so I do not have a 9-5 type job, but must teach four courses. When we created my schedule for the fallsemester in March, my dean wanted me on a four day schedule, and I said that I needed to take my husband to doctors appointment and therapy for his parkinsons most likely in the morning at some time on Mon and Wed so we agreed, the schedule was printed, but the Dean decided to change the schedule two months later and without consulting me added me in for Mon and Wed mornings and changed some courses I was supposed to teach. I am still teaching only the required four courses. Also the needed appointments cannot be documented until the fall. I am not looking for unpaid leave to take my husband to the Doctor's, just to leave the schedule as is without a penalty to my salary. I have no written statement - just a verbal commitment, but the first schedule has been published.
Am I able to claim that he cannot change the schedule under the FMlA as long as I am fulfilling my responsibilities and need to take my husband to the doctors as the primary care provider with out being penalized. Also what type of proof do I need? I have a general note from his neurologist that I need Mon and Wed mornings off to drive him to the needed appointments. I have not applied for a FMLA request, but I believe that may include unpaid salary and time request
it is not about being able to try to change the time if I file a complaint, but for the health of my husband's physical therapy is better in the mornings, and going to doctors is better in the mornings
The University just asked me to fill out a FMLA form, but the form does not have anything about an accommodation with pay(remember they are changing my schedule.) I do not want to fill this paperwork out - I asked them to consult with their legal department about the request for an accommodation with pay. What does one have to do for that? I said that I would write a request(not the FMlA form) with a note from my husband's physician about not being available on Mon and Wed mornings. ( remember this a University and everyone has varied schedules.
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The University just asked me to fill out a FMLA form, but the form does not have anything about an accommodation with pay(remember they are changing my schedule.) I do not want to fill this paperwork out - I asked them to consult with their legal department about the request for an accommodation with pay. What does one have to do for that? I said that I would write a request(not the FMlA form) with a note from my husband's physician about not being available on Mon and Wed mornings. ( remember this a University and everyone has varied schedules
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