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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Human Resources / Desk reference to legal issues
English term or phrase:job-protected leave
FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE (“FMLA”)
The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) requires employers (including public agencies) who employ 50 or more employees to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to “eligible” employees for certain family and medical reasons. Employees are eligible if they have worked for a covered employer for at least one year, and for 1,250 hours over the previous 12 months. Unpaid leave must be granted for any of the following reasons: