Dallas Maternity and Paternity Leave Lawyers

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") provides employees with the right to take maternity leave or paternity leave after or before the birth or adoption of a child.  Employers may not discriminate against employees for becoming pregnant or retaliate against employees for taking maternity or paternity leave.  If you are the victim of discrimination or retaliation in the workplace, contact our Dallas maternity and paternity leave lawyers today.

How long is Maternity leave?

The FMLA allows certain employees the ability to take twelve weeks of unpaid maternity or paternity leave. Maternity leave or Paternity leave does not have to be for the birth of a biological child, an employee can take Maternity or Paternity leave for the adoption of a new child to the home.  In addition to the twelve weeks provided by the FMLA, some states may offer additional leave for maternity leave or paternity leave.
If you have been denied maternity or paternity leave or if you have been retaliated against for taking leave, contact our Dallas maternity and paternity leave attorneys today.