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Fact Sheet: FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT

Date: 
01/28/2003
Author: 
DOL

Department of Labor information on the basic provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. The law contains provisions on employer coverage; employee eligibility for the law's benefits; entitlement to leave, maintenance of health benefits during leave, and job restoration after leave; notice and certification of the need for FMLA leave; and, protection for employees who request or take FMLA leave. The law also requires employers to keep certain records.


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