Family And Medical Leave: What You Need To Know

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law granting employees time for health reasons or pressing family issues under certain conditions. Employers with more than 50 employees are usually legally obligated under FMLA to provide paid leave to qualified workers. The following article examines some key points workers need to know about this law. Eligible The law provides for 12 weeks of unpaid leave per 12-month period as long as the worker meets certain requirements.