Written by attorney George Andre Fields

Using Short-Term Disability to Get Paid During Your FMLA Absence

The federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides up to 12 weeks of protected leave in a 12-month period for eligible employees. To be eligible, an employee must be employed at least 12 months with the employer and must have worked 1,250 hours in those 12-months prior to requesting leave.

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