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Asked on: 5/08/13, 5:11 pm

My mother had a ruptured brain aneurysm and is out on FMLA for 6 months till she has a follow up appt with her doctor to release her back to work. She is 4 weeks away from returning and just found out Walmart posted her job position and filled it. Can they legally do this?

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Answered on: 5/09/13, 7:07 am by Michael E. Hendrickson

Yes, as long as they offer her a similar position with similar pay and benefits

when she's ready to return to work.


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