Family Medical Leave Act

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Question: 12 weeks in a 12 month period- does the 12 month period begin on your hire date? If you took 12 weeks, when would you be eligible to use FMLA again?

Answer: Here is a link to the labor laws in Arizona regarding FMLA https://az.db101.org/az/situations/workandbenefits/rights/program2b.htm

Who Is Eligible?

To be eligible for FMLA benefits, you must:

  • Work for an employer to whom the FMLA applies
  • Have been employed by the employer for at least 12 months (1 year)
  • Have worked for at least 1,250 hours during the 12-month period right before the start of the leave
  • Be employed at a worksite where 50 or more employees are employed by the employer within 75 miles of that worksite
You may also want to contact your HR department for more information or clarification.

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  • 12 weeks in a 12 month period- does the 12 month period begin on your hire date? If you took 12 weeks, when would you be eligible to use FMLA again?

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