Employee Leave of Absence Issues in Florida

If your Florida business is facing a confusing, difficult issue related to a leave of absence, contact the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. today.  We represent employers throughout Florida.  Importantly, the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. can help you avoid future disputes. We offer training for managers and supervisors regarding leave of absence laws, and we can help your company establish strategies for combating leave of absence abuse.

Leave of Absence Types

Covered Florida employers already know that in certain situations, employees are allowed legally protected leaves of absence from work. A variety of laws govern leaves of absence for reasons related to disability, pregnancy, family and medical leaves of absence, and workers’ compensation. Failure to properly handle leaves of absence can put Florida businesses at risk for a lawsuit because leaves of absence entitlements can create tricky legal questions that may include:

  • How long is the leave of absence?
  • Is the leave paid or unpaid?
  • Should multiple leaves of absence run concurrently or consecutively?
  • Will the job be held open until the employee returns?


Because Florida employers have exposure to mistakes, the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. can help and we encourage Florida employers to reach out to us before they set up a plan or take negative employment action.

How Preventive Legal Guidance Law Can Help a Florida Company


We promote dispute avoidance through preventive assistance. The correct policies and the right training will help reduce leave of absence mistakes and the lawsuits that those mistakes can generate.  Florida businesses rely on our labor & employment law firm for advice, management and supervisor training, and a full range of employment-related legal services. Should your Florida business ever require representation in court, our legal counsel has 18 years of experience.

Contact the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. today

If you are an employer, hiring manager, or HR officer in Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach counties, or anywhere in Florida, do not hesitate to contact the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. today at 1(772) 465-5111, or complete the contact form on this website for a free consultation.


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