Military Leave and FMLA Eligibility?

Answer The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (NDAA) changed some of the original terms of the Family and Medical Leave Act as they apply to families of military service members. FMLA... Read More »

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How to Clarify Eligibility Questions in the New FMLA Regulations?

In the US, the FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) guarantees some benefits to employees in certain situations like childbirth or family emergency. The new FMLA regulations keep the old standard of 12 ... Read More »

How long is the FMLA leave?

According to the United States Department of Labor, the Family and Medical Leave Act allows up to 12 weeks of leave each year for certain employees. These employees must have worked for their emplo... Read More »

Can I get an extension on my FMLA leave?

You cannot get an extension on your Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave if you have used the full 12 weeks allowed by FMLA regulations. Any family or medical leave you are allowed to take aft... Read More »

Is FMLA paid leave?

No, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) does not guarantee paid leave. However, the company can provide paid leave if they choose to. FMLA, enacted in 1993, provides 12 weeks of unpaid leave fo... Read More »