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Family and Medical Leave Act

Providing protected leave to employees under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) helps balance the demands of work and home. It can also create compliance conundrums for HR to unravel. We’ve put together tools, guidance and the latest news to help navigate these challenges.

Member Resources

An overview of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Under the FMLA, a serious health condition is an illness, injury, impairment or physical or mental condition that involves inpatient care or continuing treatment by a health care provider.

This toolkit discusses the federal FMLA requirements and outlines common issues that employers must address to comply with the FMLA.

A checklist to ensure compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

This simple FMLA guide gives you step-by-step instructions for approving or denying leave.

Latest News

Japan has amended its family leave law to allow employees to take child care and family care leave on an hourly basis.

In 2020, a law in Portugal pertaining to paid parental leave will change, thanks to an amendment passed in September. The changes are meant to enhance and clarify Portugal's pre-existing robust parental-leave policies. Here's what employers need to know.

Laws in the United Kingdom offer little direct relief for women seeking time to recover and grieve after miscarriage, but several major employers have started to craft their own supportive policies.

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Tracking and staying up-to-date on the latest federal and state regulations, though, can be tedious. Check out J.J. Keller’s FMLA Manager for 30 days—for free!