• The Ethical Issues Of Family Medical Leave Act
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    The Ethical Issues of Family Medical Leave Act The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was eight long years in the making. After many bitter debates between the Republicans and Democrats, Congress passed the Act on February 4, 1993. President Clinton signed the measure into law the following day. The Act became effective on August 5, 1993. The Act required employers with fifty or more employees within a seventy-five mile radius to offer eligible employees up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave during a ...
  • Fmla Usa Today
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    You get the phone call in the middle of the night. Your son or daughter has been in a serious accident and is hospitalized in critical condition. After several day's they come home from the hospital with several broken bones and require your around the clock attention for the next eight to twelve weeks. You just got over a serious medical condition yourself which you acquired while on vacation and do not have any vacation time or sick time to take off. Do you have to quit your job? Can your empl...
  • The Family And Medical Leave Act
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    T he Family and Medical Leave Act The Family and Medical Leave Act was established in 1993. The act is designed to provide up to twelve weeks a year of unpaid leave for employees other than key employees for certain reasons, such as a serious medical condition experienced by the employee or a family member and the birth or adoption of a child. I believe that expanding the Family and Medical Leave Act is not only unnecessary, but it could hurt our economy. When the act was implemented in 1993, ma...
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Employee Laws Act
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    Pregnancy Discrimination. There are many issues to consider in pregnancy discrimination. The well-being of the child, the well-being of the mother, employer / employee relations, as well as gender issues. There are however several State and Federal laws that protect people against pregnancy discrimination. Two of the Federal laws are the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act was an amendment to title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 196...