(From Wendii: I am posting this on behalf of a member).
I am looking for a new position as either an IT Architect or as a
Senior IT Architect and my wife has a long term health condition which
we manage with medication. This medication has worked well for over a
decade. Last year we moved cross country and she had two spells, 6
months apart, where she needed in-patient treatment for a week for her
illness. We currently think that the medicine has stabilized her and
my family is trundling along.
During the interview/hiring process at what point do I discuss this
issue with a management team? HR? I know that for big companies I
have rights under the Family Medical Leave Act but they require a term
of service before you are protected.