Can I Lose My Job for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim?
Many injured workers wonder if their employer has to hold his or her job when they file a workers’ comp claim and if their job is protected while on workers’ compensation. It is against the law to get fired simply for filing a workers’ compensation claim. Jim Monaghan, a personal injury and workers’ comp attorney, explains the Family Federal Leave Act and how it protects workers’ rights when they are hurt on the job. Will your job be held for you when you are on workers’ compensation? Will a work injury affect your continued employment? Jim Monaghan covers this and more in this short video clip.