Legal Facts & Information: What Is the Family Medical Leave Act?

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows employees of government agencies and companies with more than 50 employees to take up to three months of unpaid leave during or after a pregnancy.

Check out the website for the FMLA for more information with advice from a lawyer in this free video on medical leave. What makes an employee eligible for FMLA? In what family matters are employees covered by FMLA?