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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected Leave for specified family and medical reasons during a 12 month rolling year period.

  • Eligibility for FMLA requires at least 12 months state service, and at least 1250 hours worked in the 12 months preceding the Leave.
  • A request for FMLA should be made 30 days in advance, if possible.
  • FMLA leave types to include Continuous, Intermittent, and a reduced schedule.
  • FMLA can be taken for the birth of a child, adoption/foster care, the employee’s serious health condition or an immediate family member, and exigency leave (covered family member active duty).
  • To apply for FMLA, employees must first register and then apply online at



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FMLASource Contact Information, Toll-free number: 844-837-9301
FMLASource website: