Medical Leave (FMLA) and Reasonable Accommodations

Employee Right to Take Medical or FMLA Leave as an Accommodation


We advise employees and companies with respect to reasonable accommodations in the workplace and leaves of absence under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Contact one of our attorneys if you need assistance with completing or reviewing FMLA certifications or other accommodation request forms, return-to-work issues following a medical leave, or other issues related to intermittent or continuous FMLA leave.

The rights and requirements of the FMLA and ADA are complex. We have a great deal of experience with these issues and can provide guidance that is tailored to your specific circumstances.

Medical Leave (FMLA) and Reasonable Accommodations Articles

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: A Necessary Protection for Expectant Workers The U.S. legal system has various policies in place to protect workers' rights and ensure fair treatment in the workplace. Laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act safeguard individuals against discrimination based on disability and sex, respectively. However, until recently, there was a signi... Read More
Paid Coronavirus Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA FAQs Q Who is entitled to receive Emergency Paid Sick Leave (Paid Sick Leave) benefits? A Beginning on or about April 1, 2020, employees who work for employers with fewer than 500 employees can receive Paid Sick Leave if they cannot work due to: Their quarantine for COVID-19 ordered by a health authority; Their quarantine for COVID-19 or on the advice o... Read More
Appellate Court Provides Alternative Cause of Action for Procedurally Barred ADA Claims While workers employed by government entities and their agencies are subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal appellate court recently expanded the grounds upon which an employee of such entities may bring a lawsuit. Kaleena Bullington worked as a dispatcher for the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee for over 8 ... Read More
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