Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave is a more complex topic than it may seem. Basically, for any eligible employee at a covered employer, up to 12 weeks of leave must be provided each year for a qualifying event or events. This may seem fairly straightforward, but administering FMLA leave can be fairly complicated.
One problem is that there are often multiple levels of the organization involved. First, there’s the employee who needs to take the leave and who may or may not use the term “FMLA” or something related