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Is donating a kidney something that would be eligible for fmla leave?

Is donating a kidney something that would be eligible for fmla leave?

Absolutely: Donating is a remarkable gift to end stage renal disease patients. The procedure is a surgery that will last a few hours where your health kidney is transplanted to another patient. You will likely spend another day or two in the hospital if there are no complications. You will also be out of work for another week or two afterwards. So you definitely qualify for fmla. ...Read more

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Fml (Definition)

FML is an ocular antibiotic-corticosteroid combination which is a ...Read more


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What is fml (fluorometholone)?

What is fml (fluorometholone)?

Fluorometholone…: Is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory med for the eyes & eyelids. Its use should be limited as long-term use may increase intra-ocular pressure/ exacerbate glaucoma, cause cataracts, delay healing post surgery, allow fungal infections of the eyes. As with all corticosteroids for eyes, it should never be used if there is viral infection of eye. Careful monitoring by ophthalmologist highly advised. ...Read more

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Where can I find information on the fmla (family medical leave act)?

HR department: Generally your human resources department at work has that information for you. Most of the time there's paperwork that you and your physician will have to fill out. ...Read more

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How much time do you generally get for fmla for a son with daily asthma?

How much time do you generally get for fmla for a son with daily asthma?

12 weeks: First, your employer must determine if you are eligible for fmla. You must have worked a certain number of hours for the company, and there are other restrictions (such as whether you have a key position) however, if you are eligible for fmla, you can use it to help care for an ill child, and you don't have to use it all at once. Here are the rules: http://www.Dol.Gov/whd/fmla/. ...Read more

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What is the difference between fmla, maternity leave, and short term disability?

What is the difference between fmla, maternity leave, and short term disability?

Forms: FMLA forms protect your job. You don't get paid but it allows you to take time off without risk of truancy. Maternity leave is the term for taking off time for pregnancy. ST disability is a different form that goes to the state so that you can get a percentage of your income reimbursed while you are out of work. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have major back problem issues, and my employer is trying to get me to take fmla leave; is this ok?

I have major back problem issues, and my employer is trying to get me to take fmla leave; is this ok?

Yes: Fmla allows you to take needed time off without using your pto or vacation days. It's against the law for them to use those absences against you. ...Read more

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Worried about fml (fluorometholone)?

Worried about fml (fluorometholone)?

Fluorometholone…: Is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory med for the eyes & eyelids. Its use should be limited as long-term use may increase intra-ocular pressure/ exacerbate glaucoma, cause cataracts, delay healing post surgery, allow fungal infections of the eyes. As with all corticosteroids for eyes, it should never be used if there is viral infection of eye. Careful monitoring by ophthalmologist highly advised. ...Read more

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How do fml (fluorometholone) drops work?

How do fml (fluorometholone) drops work?

It is a steroid: Fml (fluorometholone) is a mild steroid eye drop that decreases inflammation in the eyes. This can help a variety of eye conditions including dry eyes, blepharitis, uveitis, allergies and others. Please make sure you are under the care of an ophthalmologist as FML (fluorometholone) and other eye steroids put you at risk for high eye pressures (glaucoma) and cataracts. ...Read more

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