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.
If I use the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to have a total knee replacement in 2011, do I have to wait a full year after my return for FMLA coverage on my other knee?
You are entitled 12 administrative work weeks in a year. The year starts when you first use FMLA and one year later you are entitled to another 12 weeks.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.
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