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Despite the fact that many have taken advantage of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in the past, others continue to overlook what it can do for them.

In short, this act is in place to provide up to 12 weeks of job protected, unpaid leave from employment. It is important to note that this is only available to eligible, covered employees for one of the following three reasons:

During FMLA leave, the law requires that the person's group health insurance be maintained, despite the fact that he or she is not currently being paid.

What You Need to Know

There are several things you need to know about FMLA, including the following:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act, contact your employer's HR department.

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