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Family Medical Leave Act

The Family and Medial Leave Act (FMLA) is a benefit that allows qualified employees to take up to twelve weeks of leave per fiscal year for his or her own personal illness, for the birth or adoption of a child, or to care for a family member. Employees may also take FMLA leave to take care of personal and family matters in the event a spouse or another eligible family member is called to active duty in the Armed Forces.

Reference: System Regulation 31.03.05 – Family and Medical Leave

Requirements
Responsibilities of Administrators/Liaisons, Supervisors/Managers, and Employees
Liaison Information | FMLA Packet
Military Family Leave
Designation of FMLA Leave and the 15-Day Deadline
FMLA Certification

See the complete FMLA Manual which contains all of the information referenced above.

This information is designed to provide departmental liaisons and supervisors with practical guidance on issues and procedures pertaining to FMLA benefits at Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC). The guidance and information provided in this manual is not intended to serve as official TAMHSC policy, but is intended to assist in the application of FMLA leave where appropriate. All applicable laws and policies will apply to matters of FMLA administration and other topics discussed in the manual.

Administrators and Departmental HR Liaisons who have complex FMLA issues are encouraged to contact benefits@tamhsc.edu to ensure a thorough review of any concerns that may arise in their respective areas.

Last edited by: kauder 03/06/2014


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