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Yes I would go on and request FMLA. You need your doctor here to sign the request form.I would do t his before you are pink slipped.It gives you the time to deal with your depression and all other stuff that has gone on in your life.I would go on and get this started Monday.
Form you need to complete and have signed by doctor and file with employer.Do this before they can terminate you and they likely have to grant it to you.Real hard to terminate you on FMLA , it is your best move here.
The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave. Eligible employees are entitled to:
I appreciate the chance to help you tonight.Thanks again.I wish you the best here please keep your chin up.You have been through a lot here and FMLA leave is a good way to deal with it.
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