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Legal Issues SECTION EDITOR: BEATRICE YORKER, JD, MS, RN, FAAN The Famfly & Medical Leave Act of 1993 h e u.s. Department of EMPLOYEES WHO ARE ees who have worked for the Labor (DOL) has issued "ELIGIBLE" TO TAKE LEAVE employer for at least 12 months interim final regula­ UNDER FMLA (SECTION will be presumed to have worked tions, effective August 5, 1993, 825.110) the requisite number of hours implementing the Family & An eligible employee is an em­ unless the employer can clearly Medical Leave Act of 1993 ployee of a covered employer demonstrate to the contrary. (FMLA or Act). This Act requires who has been employed by the employers with at least 50 em­ employer for at least 12 months QUALIFYING TO TAKE FMLA (need not be consecutive ployees to provide up to 12 weeks LEAVE (SECTIONS 825.113 & months), and has been employed 825.114) of unpaid leave to employees to for at least 1,250 hours of service care for their own serious health The FMLA allows leave for: 1) during the 12 month period im­ birth and care of child; 2) place­ problems; to care for the serious mediately preceding the com­ health problems of their chil­ ment http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AAOHN Journal SAGE

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 1993 American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
ISSN
0891-0162
DOI
10.1177/216507999304101107
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Abstract

SECTION EDITOR: BEATRICE YORKER, JD, MS, RN, FAAN The Famfly & Medical Leave Act of 1993 h e u.s. Department of EMPLOYEES WHO ARE ees who have worked for the Labor (DOL) has issued "ELIGIBLE" TO TAKE LEAVE employer for at least 12 months interim final regula­ UNDER FMLA (SECTION will be presumed to have worked tions, effective August 5, 1993, 825.110) the requisite number of hours implementing the Family & An eligible employee is an em­ unless the employer can clearly Medical Leave Act of 1993 ployee of a covered employer demonstrate to the contrary. (FMLA or Act). This Act requires who has been employed by the employers with at least 50 em­ employer for at least 12 months QUALIFYING TO TAKE FMLA (need not be consecutive ployees to provide up to 12 weeks LEAVE (SECTIONS 825.113 & months), and has been employed 825.114) of unpaid leave to employees to for at least 1,250 hours of service care for their own serious health The FMLA allows leave for: 1) during the 12 month period im­ birth and care of child; 2) place­ problems; to care for the serious mediately preceding the com­ health problems of their chil­ ment

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AAOHN JournalSAGE

Published: Nov 1, 1993

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