Protecting Your Rights As An Employee
Coping with an injury or other medical condition can affect your ability to do your job. But state and federal employment laws offer protections for employees with injuries, disabilities and other medical issues, including pregnancy.
At The Law Office of Jonathan W. Doolan, we handle employment law matters related to work injuries and other medical issues. For example, we can explain your rights and options under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We can also represent you and help you seek just compensation if your employer has failed to respect your rights under state or federal employment law.
FMLA is a federal law that offers protections for employees who need to take medical leave for their own medical conditions or the medical condition of a family member. However, sometimes employers fail to respect the rights of employees who take FMLA leave.
For example, an employee may take FMLA leave and later return to work, only to find that the employer has given the employee’s job to someone else. In such a case, the employer may have violated the employee’s rights under FMLA.
We can help you determine whether your specific situation meets the requirements for FMLA protections. We can also represent you and help you resolve the matter if your FMLA rights have been violated in any way.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law that offers protections to employees with disabilities. For example, employers that must comply with the ADA are required to provide appropriate workplace accommodations to employees with disabilities. Such accommodations could range from adjustments to work stations to bathroom and wheelchair accessibility. If you believe your employer has violated your ADA rights, we can help you seek an appropriate resolution.
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To speak with a skilled and dedicated attorney about your employment law concerns, call The Law Office of Jonathan W. Doolan at 865-424-4387 or complete our contact form. We offer free initial consultations and represent clients in Knoxville and throughout East Tennessee.