Employment Law(s): Part Duo

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

This act provides for up to twelve (12) weeks of unpaid leave each twelve (12) months for the birth or adoption of a child, to care for an immediate family member experiencing a serious health condition, and/or for recuperation of the employee from a serious health condition (employees must have worked at their company for more than 12 months and at least 1,250 hours the previous year.) It also allows for up to 26 weeks leave for military family and care givers.

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