Family Medical Leave Act Claims Attorney in Katy
Ensuring Employers Comply with the FMLA
Have you been denied maternity leave or the ability to care for an injured
loved one? Did you take medical leave and lose your job? If so, your employer
may have violated the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and you may be
entitled to compensation.
Law Office of Shane McClelland, we fight for the rights of workers throughout Texas who have had their
FMLA rights violated. We represent employees who qualify under the Family
Medical Leave Act and have been unlawfully terminated or retaliated against
for taking Family Medical Leave Act leave.
Contact us online or call
(713) 242-1302 to learn more about your rights under the FMLA.
Family Medical Leave Act Requirements
To qualify for Family Medical Leave Act leave, employees must:
- Have 12 months of prior employment
- Have worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12 months before requesting leave
- Work for an employer with more than 50 employees within a 50-mile radius
of its place of business
If you meet these requirements, you are entitled to Family Medical Leave
Act leave. If you believe that your employer is violating any aspect of
the Family Medical Leave Act, the Law Office of Shane McClelland can help.
Under the Family Medical Leave Act, the law requires employers to give
eligible employees 12 weeks of unpaid leave:
- When they suffer from a serious health condition
- For the birth or adoption of a child
- To care for oneself, a child, spouse, or parent suffering from a serious
Deciding if your health condition qualifies as a serious health condition
is fact-intensive – that is why you need to speak with an attorney
about the facts of your case as soon as possible.
Employers often fail to restore employees to their original job when returning
from Family Medical Leave Act leave. But if you qualify for Family Medical
Leave Act leave, then your employer must fully restore you to your original
job or an equivalent job with equivalent pay, benefits, and other terms
and conditions of
If you use any of your 12 weeks of Family Medical Leave Act leave (even
intermittent leave), then your employer cannot take away any benefits
you have earned or were entitled to before using your Family Medical Leave
Whatever your situation may entail, Katy Family Medical Leave Act attorney Shane McClellandcan help. Call our office at
(713) 242-1302 today to request a free case evaluation.