Family Medical Leave Act for Employees (US)
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that gives eligible employees of covered employers the right to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave, for specified family or medical reasons, in a 12-month period. It helps employees relieve the stress from worrying about keeping their job at an already difficult time. This course is for eligible employees who work for covered employers. It explains FMLA, who is covered by the law, types of leave, and FMLA protections and their limitations. This course is for employees. There is a course on the same topic for managers – Family Medical Leave Act for Managers.
- Definition of the FMLA
- Who is covered under FMLA
- Types of FMLA leave
- FMLA protections for employees
- Limitations to FMLA protections