Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.
Does a federal employee have to work for the same agency for 12 months in order to be eligible for FMLA? Could previous military service be considered for the 12-month requirement?
Yes, federal employees must have 12 months as an employee. Prior military service does not count.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.
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