Harrison, NJ asked in Employment Law for New Jersey

Q: if ii had foot surgery and was out for 8 weeks but after the 8 weeks had medical approval to return to work but the

employee would not hire me back because he said the workload was too slow but then later hired someone in my place is that illegal? he knew i would be out for 8 weeks and assured me the same position when i returned but then when i was ready to return he laid me off and told me to collect unemployment. please let me know if there is anything i can do about this and if it is illegal or not. thank you,

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Andrew S. Abramson
Andrew S. Abramson
  • Blue Bell, PA
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Yes, the facts that you detail could support legal action for violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Feel free to contact our office to discuss the entire situation Our contact information is blow.

Also see this link for more information on the FMLA


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