Business Law : Labor And Employment Law

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Business Law: Labor and Employment Law
Each and every day business throughout the United States are met with challenging situations that are centered around labor and employment law. As the director of human resources for Company X, I have been tasked with analyzing three situations that may or may not violate any federal acts. The federal acts that will be considered are the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Each given situation will be reviewed and analyzed to determine if any violations of these acts have occurred.
Family Medical Leave Act of 1993
In situation A, a two-year veteran of Company X utilized FMLA for 11 weeks of unpaid leave following the premature birth of twins. Upon his return back to work he has requested his withheld salary during the 1l-week period he used FMLA leave. After reviewing the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 there are three provisions that could determine whether or not any violations may have occurred. These provisions are that the employee must have been employed by Company X for a minimum of 12 months, he must have worked at least 1,250 hours in his previous 12 months of employment with Company X, and FMLA leave is unpaid unless the employee chooses to use accrued vacation and/or sick leave during the timeframe that FMLA was used.
After reviewing situation A, it has been determined that the Family Medical Leave Act
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