Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Date in History : February 05, 1993

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a United States Federal Law requiring covered employers to provide employees job-protected and unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons. Qualified medical and family reasons include: personal or family illness, family military leave, pregnancy, adoption, or the foster care placement of a child].The FMLA is administered by the Wage and Hour Division of the United Stated Department of Labor