woman_pregnant_child_stomach_brother_sister.jpgQ: Can an Employer Deny FMLA Leave to An Employee Who Is Not Yet Eligible to Take Leave?

A.  It depends, particularly after a federal appellate court handed down a ruling on this very issue last week.

The underlying story is straightforward: On October 5, 2008, Kathryn Pereda began working for Brookdale, which operates senior

In this edition of our podcast, we discuss how an employer should properly administer FMLA leave when it is needed for pregnancy-related matters or upon the birth of the child. We tackle common questions such as:

  • Can an employer obtain medical certification of a pregnancy?
  • Is intermittent leave allowed for child-parent bonding time?
  • Are prenatal