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Term Details - Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

A federal act of 1993 which requires employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees for the employee's own serious health condition, the serious health condition of an immediate family member, or the birth or adoption of a child by the employee; during the F&MLA period, health insurance coverage for an eligible employee is maintained by the employer

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Last Edited: December 3rd, 2010