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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. It also requires that group health benefits be maintained during the leave.
The FMLA provides an entitlement of up to 12 weeks of job-protected, unpaid leave during any 12-month period for the following reasons:
- For birth and care of the employee's child;
- For placement for adoption or foster care of a child with the employee;
- To care of an immediate family member (spouse, child, parent) who has a serious health condition; or
- To care of the employee's own serious health condition
- Up to 26 weeks of leave in a single 12-month period to care for a covered servicemember recovering from a serious injury or illness incurred in the line of duty on active duty.
Every day the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decides new cases. While we make effort to update these decisions on our site, we recomend that you go directly to the EEOC web site directly to suppliment and update any of your research. From here, you can link directly to the US Department of Labor site.
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ERISA sets minimum standards for participation, vesting, benefit accrual and funding of employee retirement accounts so funds placed in those plans will be there when they retire.
Click here for answers to frequently asked and answered Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) Law questions.
FAMILY LEAVE ACT
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. It also requires that group health benefits be maintained during the leave. Click here for info on the FMLA.
Makes it unlawful to refuse to hire, fire or segregate any person from the privileges of employment, because of the individual's race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.