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What are your rights to parental, caretaker and sick leave?

Florida residents often consider unpaid maternity leave as an employment benefit, but in fact this is an employment right. The Family and Medical Leave Act went into effect in 1993 to allow people to take time off of work in certain situations--including for the birth or adoption of a child. The FMLA, however, does not only cover maternity or paternity leave, but also a number of other situations.

Yahoo CEO's pregnancy announcement shines light on discrimination

Workplace discrimination is a frequent theme in this Broward County Employment Law Blog. Time and time again, we have mentioned cases in which employers violate federal employment law by discriminating against workers or job applicants on the basis of their age, race, sex, disability, religion or nationality. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, it is also illegal to make decisions on the terms of a worker's employment on the basis pregnancy.

Wrongful firing suit is FMLA lesson for Broward County employers

Broward County employees have the right to take a leave of absence from their jobs due to events such as childbirth or a serious health condition under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Oftentimes, both employers and employees in South Florida are confused about FMLA because Florida state law does not require private employers to provide leave to their employees.

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