Maternity Leave and You

It's not legal to fire someone solely because she's pregnant and opting for maternity leave, however in this climate with so many jobs being eliminated, there's real concern among women. The Family and Medical Leave Act is federal legislation that requires employers with 50 or more employees to guarantee job protection for up to 12 weeks of unpaid time off. However, it can be very difficult to document that you were let go because of pregnancy, which leads many to worry about taking time...Full Story
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