Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)

 

Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)

 

FMLA Overview

 

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that provides for an unpaid leave of absence for up to 12 weeks during any 12-month period if you experience one of these events:

 

  • birth or adoption of a child or placement of a foster child in your home;
  • serious health condition affecting your child, spouse, or parent (not including parents-in-law); or
  • serious health condition that makes you unable to perform your job.


Who is Eligible?

 

When May Leave be Taken?

 

Using Paid Time?