Pueblo, CO asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Colorado

Q: I was on FMLA leave for almost a month now that im back ive been told i am not allowed to do overtime in most areas

The illness that required it was my mothers and it was sudden i gave as much notice as i could. I have been told by my supervisor i can do overtime in my main area but am forbidden from doing it elsewhere indefinitely because of my use of leave

1 Lawyer Answer
Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: It sounds like your employer may be violating the Family Medical Leave Act. An employer cannot use your FMLA leave as a negative factor in making an employment decision that impacts your ability to earn income. More information is needed to analyze your situation. You should contact an employment law attorney in your area to discuss your options.

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