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If I want to quit my job while I'm on fmla, can they make me…

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Hi. If I want to quit my job while I'm on fmla, can they make me pay them back for the portion of medical coverage they are paying for my to continue my benefits while on leave? Even though I am an at will employee?

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Not work because I work in HR and the person handling the LOA is also my boss. Their harassment has caused me to go out on disability.

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?

I am at will. No union.

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Is there any point in in putting in a 2 weeks notice in I'm out on leave? That's it.

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If you are on FMLA and the employer normally pays a portion of your benefit, they cannot make you repay that portion of the benefit if you quit. The employer can only make you pay your normal share of your benefit while on FMLA.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
If I am on leave , should I still give a 2 weeks notice? (although they would most likely not except the full 2 weeks)

Thank you for your reply.

At this point quite honestly I would not give two week notice, there is no law saying you have to give two week notice. So if you no longer want to work there, you can simply tell them you quit immediately.

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