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Understanding The Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA): A Comprehensive Guide For Employers


The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is an important law that provides employees with the opportunity to take unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons while protecting their job security.

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8 Things Every Employer Should Know About Statutory Paid Family and Medical Leave


The federal Family Medical Leave Act turns 30 this year. Fifteen jurisdictions now have paid disability/medical leave, family leave, or both, either paying benefits or in implementation — up from just 6 in 2019. More states are likely to pass a PFML law in 2023.


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What is the Family Leave Act?

Abel HR

The Family Leave Act, also known as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year. The Family Leave Act was established to help employees balance their profession and responsibilities to their families.

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Why Arizona Employers Need to Pay Attention to Paid Family Medical Leave

Griffin Benefits

Employers in Arizona may think they are immune to the nationwide surge in the enactment of Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML) programs. Download slides from our 2022 Arizona SHRM Annual Conference presentation on Paid Family Medical Leave by clicking here. ARIZONA'S VOTER REFERENDUM SYSTEM.

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Exploring Medical Leave Laws in America: What You Need to Know

HR Digest

In the United States, taking a leave of absence can be complicated, especially when it comes to medical emergencies or other personal reasons. Unlike in some other countries where paid leave is the norm, U.S. This can be frustrating for those dealing with a medical emergency, whether for themselves or a close family member.

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Massachusetts Paid Family Leave: Preparing for a New Program

Patriot Software

As an employer, you are likely familiar with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). However, are you aware that your state might have additional programs in place for family and medical leave? What is Massachusetts paid […] READ MORE.

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“The First State” Becomes the 11th: Delaware Paid Family Leave Coming Soon

Patriot Software

With the passage of the Healthy Delaware Families Act (the Act), Delaware became the 11th state to guarantee paid parental, medical, and military leave for employees. Delaware paid family leave (PFL) touches the lives of both employees and their employers.