Tag: reinstatement

Question: How does the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) work with federal contractors whose positions are hard to keep empty and temporary staff are not possible because of the security vetting process? Answer: The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) does not include provisions allowing a waiver of the reinstatement rights for any employer…

Question: Are there limitations for reinstatement when an employee is on leave under Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) and the company has changed shift schedules for all employees? Answer: Under Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), a woman who takes a pregnancy disability leave and returns within the four-month period is guaranteed the right to return to her…

Question: For reinstatement, does it matter if it is the same position but the shift is different? Answer: Under Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) reinstatement rights, an employee is generally entitled to return to the same shift or an equivalent work schedule. Under the FMLA, employees have certain reinstatement rights. An employer must restore…