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if you are on fmla can you do work that is of a different type that does not aggravate your condition
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Ok I work in a call center have for over a decade. If I get a migraine I become useless there so if I take off FMLA but still need to feed my family can I do something like Drive Uber which I find to be very therapeutic while out on intermittent FMLA?
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Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 4 months ago

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Ok I work in a call center have for over a decade. If I get a migraine I become useless there so if I take off FMLA but still need to feed my family can I do something like Drive Uber which I find to be very therapeutic while out on intermittent FMLA?

Response: You can without losing your FMLA benefit if your employer does not have a policy prohibiting other employment while on FMLA. See 29 CFR 825.216(e).

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