How to help: Northern California wildfire relief

Workers’ rights for time off after a natural disaster

As people in Florida continue to pick up the pieces from Hurricane Irma, it raises questions about an employee's right to take time off work during a natural disaster.

We're talking about the Family and Medical Leave Act.

A hurricane is not a worry for Utah however, other natural disasters like earthquakes, avalanches and landslides are events Utahns are concerned about.

Gary Gygi with Gygi Capitol Management shares some insight on your rights.