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Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Information

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is the law that provides job protected leave to those that qualify.  

To qualify for FMLA, an employee must:

  • Have been employed for at least 12 months, AND
  • Have worked at least 1,250 hours during the previous 12 month period
 
Leave reasons must also qualify for FMLA.  Qualifying reasons covered under FMLA are:
  • A health condition which makes an employee unable to perform the functions of her/her job (must be an FMLA qualifying condition)
  • Birth of a Child / Care for a newborn (Maternity/Paternity)
  • Placement of a child for foster care or adoption
  • Care for a family member (spouse, child, or parent) with a serious health condition
  • Qualifying Exigency due to Family Military Member on active duty (Includes spouse, child, or parent)

 

Greeneville City Schools Leave Policies

Click here to link to the entire Personnel Policy page of the GCS Policy Manual