J.C. Penney's Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Maternity/Pregnancy Leave Rights and Issues
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During Mr. Morris' large FMLA practice, he came across what appears to be numerous violations by J.C. Penney of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) including not informing its employees of proper FMLA leave procedures. The way in which J.C. Penney (JCP) has been administering its FMLA leave (which includes maternity and pregnancy leave) for its employees appears to be denying medical, pregnancy and maternity FMLA leave to employees that should be receiving FMLA leave as well as causing some employees to lose their jobs in violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Unfortunately many of its employees are not aware that their rights may be violated as they have trusted the procedures J.C. Penney has been using, including J.C. Penney using an independent company to gather medical information about the employee when actual medical records are not allowed to be received by J.C. Penney for FMLA purposes. Unfortunately it appears J.C. Penney has used others to do their own medical analysis to determine whether FMLA leave was appropriate and not leaving the initial medical analysis to the employee's own doctor. The Family and Medical Leave Act can get complicated - which is why it is important to not just rely upon an employer's determination as they may be unjustly denying FMLA leave to an employee.
Mr. Morris has been pursuing these medical leave issues against J.C. Penney. If you have questions or need assistance in a potential FMLA medical leave case against J.C. Penney regardless of which state you are in, feel free to either call Mr. Morris at 775-323-2800 or use the J.C. Penney FMLA initial contact form where some initial information will be gathered.
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