Family and Medical Leave at A Glance

Additional Help for ADS Chapter 481

New Edition Date: 11/12/2014
Responsible Office: HCTM/PPSM
File Name: 481saa_111214


Under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, covered Federal employees are entitled to a total of 12 administrative workweeks of unpaid leave during any 12-month period for (a) the birth of a son or daughter and care of the newborn; (b) the placement of a son or daughter with the employee for adoption or foster care; (c) the care of a spouse, son, daughter, or parent with a serious health condition; and (d) a serious health condition of the employee that makes the employee unable to perform the duties of his or her position.