Family and Medical Leave Act (Fmla)
Protections Provided by FMLA The FMLA is covered mainly through private-sector employers and public …show more content…
With the finding on research and the effects of the FMLA which was at first was focused on its effects on pregnant women, mothers in need to care for a sick child which was only one part of this act being passed. FMLA is more a leave likely to be taken by employees to help balance work and life being able to take care of their own situation. There are a number of issues that employers face with FMLA but also award it and regulate it in their companies to retain employers. The national policy on the welfare of employees is that they are able to have a leave of absence of work without the prosecution of being fired. This act enables help to situations such as pregnancy, caring for a newborn infant, newly-placed foster child/ adoptions, to care for a relative with a serious health condition; or to allow recovery of a personal serious health condition.
Family and Medical Leave Act. Wage and Hour Division. Retrieved on March 29, 2009: http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/fmla/
Vikesland , Gary. MA LP