What Types of Leaves Are Covered Under FMLA?

In order to qualify for FMLA, the employee must take the leave for one of the reason's listed below:

Chronic Serious health condition(s) for the employee and/or family member.

The birth of a child or placement of a child for adoption or foster care.

To bond with a child (leave must be taken within one year of the child's birth or placement).

To care for the employee's spouse, child, or parent who has a qualifying serious health condition.

For the employee's own qualifying serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the employee's job.

For qualifying emergencies related to the foreign deployment of a military member who is the employee's spouse, child or parent.  

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1. Are All Employees Eligible for FMLA?
2. How Do I Request an FMLA Leave?
3. What is FMLA?
4. Do I Need To Provide A Fitness-For-Duty Certification Before I Can Return to Work?
5. How Do I Request and FMLA Leave?
6. How Much Time Can I Take?
7. How Will My Benefits Be Affected During My FMLA Leave?
8. If I Am Approved For An Intermittent FMLA, What Is Expected Of Me?
9. If I Am Out On Time Loss For A Workers Compensation Claim, How Does That Work With FMLA?
10. What is Considered a Serious Health Condition Under FMLA?
11. What Types of Leaves Are Covered Under FMLA?
12. Who Should I Inform About The Changes During My Leave and My Plan To Return To Work?
13. Who Will Complete My Timesheet While I Am On Leave?
14. Will I Accrue Vacation and Sick Time While I Am On Sick Leave?
15. What Is Intermittent Leave?