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I have been at this new job for one month and its attempt to hire. I will be done with my 6 month ins requirement on October 15th. I will be out of my 90 probationary period in mid December. If I get offered the position I would be on another 2 months probation and on top of that won't be eligible for fmla till sept. of next year! I am so torn. I've been waiting for this for so long and I seriously can't wait till Sept! But will insurance even allow me to wait that long?! Or my surgeon for that matter?? Anyone else in a similar situation? I could use some wise words of wisdom!

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You have to wait until you can get covered by FMLA. That protects your employment.

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Let them know in advance that you will need time off for private reasons. Many people do this, it shouldn't be a problem.

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In most states an employer can't fire you for a health related leave. I would find out what is and is not allowed in your state. Once you are approved for surgery, you usually have a year to complete it without having to run the gauntlet with the insurance company again. Only you can determine what your financial and work situation is and see the bigger picture of what is the best path for you. I am a firm believer in "what is meant to be is what happens". That doesn't mean sitting being passive, but if there is a big road block in my path, I look for why it might be good to have a delay or to change paths. Good luck to you, I'm sure you will make the right decisions for you and your health!

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Thank you all so much for your input! I too believe in if its going to happen it will. I'm probably the most impatient person in the world and I feel like this is Gods ultimate test of me leaning on Him instead of trying to figure everything out on my own

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