Your Leave Is Up – Sorry but You’re Fired
Many employers have medical leave policies. Most of those policies allow leave for a maximum duration often three to six months or even up to a year. The FMLA, of course, guarantees job protection for 12 weeks. But what is an employer to do if an employee has used up their FMLA leave (or is otherwise not eligible for FMLA), and they reach the maximum medical leave under the employer’s policy?