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Dis anyone use FMLA? How much did u get paid?

Family medical leave act.
i am getting it after disability and am wondering how much to expect. Igot 530 every 2 weeks with disability if that helps.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:55 PM on May. 2, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • Nothing. They are not required to pay you under FMLA, just not fire you. The only thing I got paid through FMLA was the vacation and sick time I used. Once that ran out, it was excused unpaid leave of absense.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 5:07 PM on May. 2, 2009

  • Im on FMLA right now. They dont have to pay you anything. it just ensures you wont lose your job and you get to keep your insurance if you have it through your work.
    LoniRae89

    Answer by LoniRae89 at 5:12 PM on May. 2, 2009

  • FMLA is 12 weeks unpaid. If you have benefits through your job you have to take all paid leave first then whatever is left to equal 12 weeks total. For example you have 6 weeks paid maternity leave through job and 3 weeks vacation accrued you would only get 3 weeks FMLA unpaid. Not all jobs offer maternity leave but standard is 6 weeks for vaginal and 8 weeks c-section. I
    luvschocolate

    Answer by luvschocolate at 7:28 PM on May. 2, 2009

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