FMLA Definition: Family Medical Leave Act

FMLA, or Family Medical Leave Act, is a federal law allowing up to 12 weeks of unpaid time off for family-related care.

FMLA Extended Definition

The FMLA applies to employers with 50 or more employees. Under the FMLA, qualifying employees are able to take up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave for reasons like caring for the birth of a child and tending to a family member with serious health conditions.

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