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1. You have worked for the employer for at least 12 months,
2. You have worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12 months prior to the start of the FMLA leave, and 3. You work at a location where at least 50 employees are employed (or within 75 miles of the location).
1. Birth of a child- Both parents can take FMLA leave for the birth of a child, and for bonding/adjustment time after. The leave must begin within 1 year after the birth.
2. Adoption and foster care placement- Both parents can take FMLA leave for adoption or foster care placement of a child. It must begin within 1 year of the placement. Leave can also be taken before placement if the employee needs to be away from work in order for the adoption or foster care process to proceed.
3. Care of a sick family member- An employee can take FMLA leave to care for a spouse, child (including stepchildren and other legally placed children), or parent with a serious health condition.
4. The employee’s own medical reasons- An employee may take FMLA leave for a serious medical condition if it makes her or him unable to perform their job.
1. inpatient care in a medical facility,
2. 3 or more days where you are unable to do normal activities and require health care treatment,
3. any period of incapacity due to pregnancy or for prenatal care,
4. any period of incapacity or treatment for a chronic health problem, such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, etc.,
5. any period of incapacity that is permanent or long term due to a condition where treatment may not be effective (i.e. as Alzheimer’s, stroke, terminal diseases, etc.)
6. any absences to receive multiple treatments referred by a health care provider if the condition would likely result in the employee missing three consecutive days if left untreated (e.g. chemotherapy, physical therapy, dialysis, etc.).