Family and Medical Leve Act also known as FMLA provides up to 12 weeks of unpaid job-protected leave per year for employees in certain situations. For more information click on the Rights and Responsibilities image.
Reasons an employee can take FMLA
Birth, adoption, or placement of a foster child.
For a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the essential functions of their job.
For any qualifying exigency arising out of the fact that an employee's spouse, child or parent is on active military duty or call to covered active duty status.
To care for a covered service member with a serious injury or illness (employee's spouse, child, parent, or next of kin).
To care for a spouse, son, daughter or parent with a serious health condition.