|University of Arkansas at Little Rock|
|Policy Name: Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)|
|Policy Number: 401.4|
|Effective Date: February 25, 2010|
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) requires employers with 50 or more workers to provide qualified employees up to 12 weeks unpaid leave per year for the birth or adoption of a child, to care for a spouse or an immediate family member with a serious health condition, or when unable to work because of a serious health condition. Employers covered by the law are required to maintain any preexisting health coverage during the leave period with the employee paying the appropriate premium. Once the leave is concluded, the employee may be reinstated to the same or an equivalent job. Contact the Department of Human Resources or review their FMLA website for additional information.
Source: UALR Faculty Handbook 2009-2010; FMLA of 1993-CRF 29-825; AHRMS Policy Manual Sec. 105-3
Custodian: Department of Human Resources