The FMLA regulations specify the details of who is covered and who isn’t; issues surrounding ; which serious health conditions qualify for medical leave and which don’t; and what notification and certification procedures must be followed under the Family and Medical Leave Act.Act ( ) requires employers to grant unpaid leave for eligible employees who meet certain criteria.
The FMLA gives eligible employees of a covered employer the right to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave in any 12-month period:
- for the birth of a child or the placement of a child with the employee for adoption or foster care,
- if the employee is needed to care for a family member with a serious health condition,
- if the employee's own serious health condition renders the employee unable to do his/her job,
- for any qualifying exigency arising out of the fact that the employee has a spouse, son, dau...(register to read more)