The Murphy Law group represents employees who have had their rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) violated.  The Murphy Law Group represents individuals in Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs, including residents of Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, and Lehigh Counties, as well as individuals residing in New Jersey.

What is the Family and Medical Leave Act

The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave each year, with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same conditions as prior to leave, for specified family and medical reasons. However, to be eligible for these FMLA protections, employees must work for a covered employer, have worked for their employer for at least 12 months, have worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12 months preceding the start of leave, and work at a site where the employer employs at least 50 employees at the site or within 75 miles of the site.  The 12 months the employee has to have worked does not have to be consecutive.

Eligible employees are entitled to unpaid FMLA leave for any of the following reasons: (1) the birth of a son or daughter, and to care for the newborn child within one year of birth, (2) the placement with the employee of a son or daughter for adoption or foster care, and to care for the newly placed child within one year of placement, (3) to care for the employee’s spouse, son or daughter, or parent who has a serious health condition, and (4) for a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the essential functions of his/her job.

The Murphy Law Group Protects the Rights of Employees to Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act 

The laws and regulations regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act are complicated.  You need an experienced employment lawyer to guide you through the legal process.  Has your Employer failed to provide you unpaid medical leave under the FMLA?  Has your Employer interfered with your FMLA rights?  Has your Employer retaliated against your because you requested medical leave under the FMLA?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should contact us today.

If you believe your rights have been violated or if simply have questions regarding the FMLA, contact the Murphy Law Group to schedule a free consultation to discuss your potential FMLA claims.

Contact the Murphy Law Group Now

Contact Attorney Michael Murphy at the Murphy Law Group now at 215-375-0961, by filing out our online form here or via email

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