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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (Title 29, Chapter 28)

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage. The purpose of the Act is to balance the demands of the workplace with family needs. By granting leave for reasons such as personal illness, pregnancy, or adoption, the Act promotes economic stability for those with pressing medical or family needs.

For additional resources related to the FMLA, please visit the Human Resources/Labor Relations Policies and Procedures page on the MMB website.

Code of Federal Regulations

Links to federal regulations relevant to the FMLA