Family Medical Leave Act

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Question: How does Family Medical Leave relate to time off for a work-related injury when the employee is receiving workers compensation?

Answer: The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that requires some employers to let their employees take time off work to recover from an illness, care for an ill family member, or to attend the birth or adoption of a child (29 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.). For an overview of the FMLA please refer to the portion of this website titled Family Medical Leave Act Article . This article will provide general information such as requirements employees must meet in order to be covered under FMLA and what employee responsibilities include. For additional information please visit the U.S. Department of Labor website. In order to obtain detailed legal advice, consult with an attorney.

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