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Does Sick and Vacation Time Extend FMLA Time Allowance?

Does Sick and Vacation Time Extend FMLA Time Allowance?

shutterstock_214021951A concern that arises frequently among New Jersey employers involves the Family Medical Leave Act. This concern is whether the accrued vacation and sick days of an employee extends the Family Leave Act time available to them. The answer is, no. Under the Act, it is entirely appropriate for you to make an employee use up unused vacation and sick days, as part of the Family Medical Leave Act time. No, it does not extend it.

This short informational blog was provided by Allan Richardson, a New Jersey Employment Attorney for Employees. Please contact the law firm with any questions you may have and set up your initial consultation. 

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