Family and Medical Leave Act

FMLA

Started in 1993 by Bill Clinton

Grants 12 workweeks of medical leave in a 12 month period to employees for things such as pregnancy, sickness, death in family, etc.
Was intended to balance the demands of the workplace with the needs of families
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The Benefits!!!

-to recover from a serious illness

-to care for a new child

-to care for a seriously ill family member