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Family & Medical Leave

Welcome to FindLaw's Family & Medical Leave section. Here you can find information on federal and state laws that exist to address the question of when and how an employee can take time off from work to deal with their own health issue or that of a family member. Please select from the categories below, based on whether you'd like information on the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, or information related to state laws that may exist on the topic. Also, you may wish to download FindLaw's Guide to The Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA) [PDF] for an overview of what you need to know about the FMLA.