In honor of Veterans Day, let’s test your Employment Law IQ with regard to Active Duty Military Leave.
Scenario: Linda Longlegs is employed as a dance instructor by Footloose Studios, a small dance company in Southwest Florida. Longlegs, who is in the Army reserve, tells her supervisor she needs six months of leave because she has been called to active duty in Afghanistan.
Which of the following statements is correct?
A. When Longlegs returns, Footloose does not have to re-employ her because Footloose only has 9 employees.
B. When Longlegs returns, Footloose does not have to re-employ her because Longlegs only worked for Footloose for two months prior to her request for leave.
C. Longlegs can use her accrued PTO while she is on leave.
D. While Longlegs is on leave, Footloose must pay her regular wages and continue to pay her health insurance coverage.
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