FMLA: Wrongful Termination for Taking Sick Leave

Last Updated on June 26, 2017

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Anyone fired for taking sick leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Is It Legal For Me To Be Fired For Taking FMLA Leave?
The law strictly prohibits this – there are only a few instances in which it's legal for an employer to fire someone who's out on FMLA leave.