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Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) The FMLA allows employees who work for qualifying employers to take unpaid leave from their job for up to 12 weeks in a year if they meet certain criteria. To qualify the employee must have worked for the employer for at least a year and have worked at least 1,250 hours in the last twelve months with the company. There are several conditions that allow a qualifying employee to request this leave from their employer. One condition that will allow this is if the employee or their spouse gives birth to a new child. The employee can also apply for the leave to care for a spouse or other immediate family member who is seriously ill. The employee also qualifies for these benefits if they have a serious health condition that would stop them from being able to do their job. Employees with Company X are eligible for FMLA benefits if they meet the criteria of the ACT. Company X is responsible to offer these benefits since they employ over fifty employees. Employee A has worked for the company for two years so he is eligible to take leave for this wife giving birth to the twins they she had. This situation followed all required provisions in the FMLA. When Employee A returned to work he was given is old job back at the same rate of pay as he had before he took the leave. He did request to be paid for the 11 weeks he was gone and this was denied by Company X. This is within the guidelines since FMLA is unpaid leave. The company is not required to pay employees for the time they are on leave under the FMLA provisions.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) The ADEA was put in place to protect individuals who are over the age of 40 from being discriminated against by current or prospective employers. Under this act it is unlawful to use a person’s age as a reason for not hiring, promoting, training or…...

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