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Fisher & Phillips attorneys regularly advise employers on employee leave issues arising under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and similar state laws, including those laws’ various notice, posting, and recordkeeping requirements. In addition, our attorneys help employers evaluate and process leave requests under the FMLA and state laws, defend charges of FMLA discrimination filed with the DOL, and defend lawsuits alleging violations of the FMLA and comparable state laws in state and federal courts. Attorneys also advise employers on leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and its state law counterparts and concerning leave under state workers’ compensation laws.

Further, we provide advice to employers regarding leave issues for employees called to military service, which arise under the Veterans Benefits Improvement Act (VBIA), and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).