Woman Loses Job After Taking Time Off To Donate Kidney To Son

September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 10:41 AM EDT

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Woman Loses Job After Taking Time Off To Donate Kidney To Son

September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 10:41 AM EDT

A mother in Philadelphia who took a leave of absence from her job to donate a kidney to her son came back to work only to find her position had been filled, according to television station Fox 29 in Philadelphia.

The woman's company now admits a mistake was made and is paying her salary until another position opens at the Aviation Institute Of Maintenance, according to the report. The woman will then be allowed to re-apply, and the company will decide whether to hire her again.

Read the Fox 29 story HERE.