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Do walmart employees get maternity leave in Illinois?

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Natasha L.

Asked by Natasha L. at 7:19 PM on Sep. 18, 2013 in Pregnancy

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  • FMLA is a Federal Law. They can't deny it, but you won't get paid for it. Hopefully you've saved up some sick time.
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 7:24 PM on Sep. 18, 2013

  • ^^^ yup... contact HR to find out exactly what you have to do to apply for your FMLA!!
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 7:47 PM on Sep. 18, 2013

  • What the others said but you have had to be employed for so many hours and months before you are eligible for FMLA. Also, Walmart (or anyone else) does NOT have to pay you for the time off.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 8:56 PM on Sep. 18, 2013

  • I made homemade pesto.. it's so good.
    anestheticsex

    Answer by anestheticsex at 9:14 PM on Sep. 18, 2013

  • Federal law but there are some restrictions.
    They do not have to pay you for the time off.
    You have to have been employed and worked a certain number of man hours.
    Your best resource is your Human Resources rep (office)
    There is paper work that has to be filled out. You can't just say well, I am being induced tomorrow, I will see you in 6 weeks.
    It doesn't work that way.
    Why would Illinois be any different than anywhere else?
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 11:53 PM on Sep. 18, 2013

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