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I am having a veryserious surgery soon, but our store is in

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I am having a veryserious surgery soon, but our store is in liquidation, will i still be able to take fml
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Yes, you can still take FMLA leave while your store is in liquidation.

FMLA provides you of up to 12 weeks of job protected leave for employees of employers with 50 or more employees at a location, or within a 75 mile radius of your location. Your employer has to return you to the same or similar position by your employer UNLESS your position is eliminated for economic reasons.

Since the store is in liquidation currently, it's quite possible that your job will be economically eliminated, which would not violate FMLA.

So, even though you can take FMLA leave, it may not provide you with protection from termination, since the store is currently in liquidation.


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