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FMLA: Information for Managers and Supervisors

titleWhat is Family And Medical Leave?

Family And Medical Leave (FML) refers to rights and responsibilities pertaining to The Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 and the Maine Family Medical Leave Law.

FMLA requires an employer to approve up to a total of twelve (12) weeks of leave for any eligible employee in any one-year period for one or more of the following reasons:

      1. the birth of a child and care of the newborn;

      2. the adoption or foster care placement of a child;

      3. a serious health condition of the employee;

      4. a serious health  condition of an immediate family member

Other medical leaves that can be approved:

      1. Maine Family and Medical Leave Act

      2. Collective Bargaining Contract/Employee Handbook - paid time - leave balances available

      3. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

      4. Workers Compensation


For additional information, please visit our website for family leave policies:

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