Getting hurt or sick is no fun, but what's worse is worrying that you'll lose your job if you take time off to recover. That's why employee medical leaves are protected under both the federal Family and Medical Leave Act ( FMLA ) and the analogous California Family Rights Act ( CFRA ).
Over the last several months, I have written about leave
as a reasonable accommodation. This hot topic was recently the subject of an
EEOC public meeting, which featured testimony from a panel
of industry leaders who offered their views about how to comply with the
ADA and appropriately permit employee...