“You are never strong enough that you don’t need help.” — Cesar Chavez
Employers* (with 50 or more employees) must grant an eligible employee up to a total of 12 work-weeks of unpaid leave of absence during any 12-month period for one or more of the following reasons:
“The FMLA effects employers with 50 or more employees but you may still have a valid grievance if you work for a small company. Talk to us about protecting your rights if you are pregnant or considering family medical leave.” — James Vagnini
The company may discriminate against you or retaliate against you for filing a claim. Some typical discrimination practices include:
If you have been denied your Family Medical Leave Act benefits or feel you have been discriminated against in any way because of your pregnancy, talk to an experienced employment litigation attorney at Valli Kane & Vagnini. Our FMLA lawyers offer more than 40 combined years of experience representing clients in cases involving workplace discrimination and violations of federal and New York state labor laws. We have represented employees in thousands of trials and mediations involving discrimination and the denial of workers’ rights.