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If employee goes on sick leave (such as mental illness) and
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I have (2) employees that would like to go back to Nepal to
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I have a couple questions. My husband is under FMLA. The directive from his physicicans
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I work for the Federal Government, Dept of Justice, Drug Enforcement
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Hello again, I amI scheduled for surgery May 31st. I have
Hello again, I amI scheduled for surgery May 31st. I have told my employer and asked him for a form for FMLA. He has told me there is no form available and to just have my physician send something say… read more
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I am on FMLA for surgery, my job HR is telling me my doctor hasn't faxed the proper forms in time. I have been taken off the employee listings for what I don't know. I am due to go back in 10 days acc… read more
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I have a serious health condition for about 2 years now. I
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