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Philadelphia mother was left jobless Tuesday after she took time off work to donate a kidney to her dying son and was fired during her absence.
Claudia Rendon did not hesitate when doctors delivered the news that her son Alex was in desperate need
But she had already used up her vacation time at the Aviation Institute of Maintenance, in northeast Philadelphia, earlier in the year following the death of her mother and uncle and her father's diagnosis with leukemia.
Aviation Institute of Maintenance, in northeast Philadelphia,
The Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, mandates that employers give 12 weeks of leave for illness, the birth of a child, adoption or illness in the immediate family. Certain injuries or circumstances concerning a relative who is on active-duty military service may qualify for 26 weeks of leave. Employers may be liable for various penalties for violations of the act.
Read more: What Are the Fines & Penalties for Noncompliance Under the FMLA? | eHow.com www.ehow.com...
Originally posted by fixer1967
Waiting on that email address.
Aviation Institute of Maintenance ® Corporate Office 4455 South Boulevard Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452 Phone: (757) 233-6542 Fax: (757) 233-6545
Originally posted by jrkelly77
reply to post by benrl
It stated in the article that the employer said because they have less than 50 employes that this law dosnt apply to them. Do you know if there is a rule like that?