DOL: FMLA leave can be used to attend special ed meetings

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In a recent opinion letter, the DOL decided that parents can use FMLA leave to attend their children’s special education meetings.

For employers, this adds to the list yet another reason employees could qualify for FMLA leave.

Meetings were essential

The DOL’s opinion letter discussed a mother who needed to take intermittent FMLA leave to care for her special needs children.

Her employer approved that request but denied her request to use leave to attend individualized education program (IEP) meetings at her children’s school.

The DOL ruled these meetings qualified for FMLA use, since they involved the children’s teachers

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