The Family and Medical Leave Act has always been complex and confusing. When the topic comes up, questions seem to automatically follow.

Below is a list of the frequent questions our experts get asked. If you don't see your question answered below, the Personal Assistant feature in FMLA Manager is a great resource to have in your back pocket. It's like having your very own FMLA assistant on staff!

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FMLA General FAQs

Who are considered family members in a FMLA situtation?

Eligible employees may take FMLA leave to care for a spouse, child, or parent.

How much FMLA leave may a new father take to bond with his newborn?

12 weeks, to be taken within 12 months of the birth.

May employees take FMLA leave for depression or anxiety?