According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), employees are entitled to a combined total maximum of 26 workweeks of caregiver leave and leave for any other FMLA-qualifying reason in the same “single 12-month period.”
The National Defense Authorization Act (Public Law 110-181), enacted in 2008, expanded the FMLA to allow eligible employees to take two new categories of FMLA leave, one of which is military caregiver leave.
The law gives eligible employees a total of 26 workweeks of leave in a single 12-month period to care for a service member who is on the temporary disability retired list, has a serious injury or illness for which he o...(register to read more)
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