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Family Medical Leave Act

Family Leave

Posted on 04/14/2021at8:17 pm

What is the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?

What does the FMLA require employers to do?

Which employers are covered by the FMLA?

Which employees are eligible for leave under the FMLA?

What are the reasons for which an eligible employee can take leave under the FMLA?

What are the special definitions and rules?

What am I entitled to under the FMLA?

What kind of notice do I need to give my employer if I want to take FMLA leave?

Will my annual leave benefits be affected while I’m out on family and medical leave?

How do my regular paid sick leave and vacation benefits work in connection with FMLA leave?

Do I have to take all my allowable leave at one time, or can I take it a little at a time if necessary?

What happens if I take leave, with the intention to come back to work, but then do not return to work for my employer?

What happens if I’m laid off while I’m on FMLA leave?

Are there special rules about what happens with my job when I return to work?

What kind of documentation or certification can my employer require of me?

What are the employer’s responsibilities?

Are there special rules for military-related leave?

Whom can I contact if I have problems or questions concerning the FMLA?