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Family and Medical Leave Act Overview

Lea en español An Overview of the Family and Medical Leave Act Under the provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act, enacted in 1993, qualified employees have the right to take unpaid leave for up to 12 weeks without the risk of losing their jobs. There are restrictions—a person is entitled to only one 12 […]

Federal and State FMLA Laws

Lea en español Federal Versus State Laws Addressing Family Leave When taking FMLA leave, employees should first be sure they and their employers are covered by the act. Next, employees should consult with a local attorney to determine how any state family-leave laws affect their rights under the FMLA, which is a federal law. State […]

Family and Medical Leave Act

This federal act guarantees workers up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave in a 12-month period to attend to family and medical emergencies. To be covered by this act, an employee must have worked for the employer for at least one year and have performed more than 1,250 hours of service during the previous 12-month […]