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I'm trying to find out if fmla can be back dated my daughter

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I'm trying to find out if fmla can be back dated my daughter was originally hospitalized in July of this year my job let me know that as of August first I would qualify for fmla. I kept working until the 23rd because I needed the money and my mom was helping me when I applied I did not qualify because I had worked under the required amount of hours. So as of September 5 I now qualify to apply my issue is is that because she was hospitalized I. July they are saying it can't be backed dated and I will be denied is this true she is diagnosed with Bell's palsy
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 month ago.
but company needs to get notice and approve along with medical support to confirm duration. You want to prepare your case by creating a time line starting from the earliest event. For each event, write down key details and witnesses and if there is a document that relates to it, save it and refer to it. This timeline can be very valuable in narrating your case and presenting it later in a concrete and specific way. Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding "yes" or "acceptable"
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Are you saying yes it is true it can't be back dated or it can?
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 month ago.

It can be back dated provided employee and company agree.

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 month ago.

Is the reply acceptable?