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My employer says the company does not participate in FMLA. We do have the required 50 employees and the worker has been employed full time for over a year. The boss is trying to force her to quit. She needs FMLA asap for seriously ill spouse. Is there a legal reason the company can opt out of FMLA?
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No, the FMLA is a federal law and any violation will subject the company to disability discrimination. Make sure you get these statements in writing, perhaps in a responsive email that the company elects not to follow federal law. I hope that helped. Please ask any follow-up questions Please rate my answer so that i may be credited for my time. Thank you.
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