Military Family and Medical Leave Act (Military FMLA) for Managers

Military Family and Medical Leave Act (Military FMLA) for Managers

Learning objectives

  • Gain an understanding of how the Military Family and Medical Leave Act applies to organizations, and more specifically, managers. Viewers will learn important terminology, types of leave, and the process for requesting leave. This course also covers managerial requirements under the Military FMLA.

Course overview

The Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, provides certain employees up to 12 weeks of annual unpaid and job-protected leave, and is enforced by the Department of Labor. In 2008, the FMLA was amended to include military leave based on the National Defense Authorization Act. In this program, you'll learn more about the military leave included in the FMLA amendment and how it affects you, as an employer. We'll discuss important terms you need to understand, go over the types of leave employees may request, and take you through some scenarios you might experience. We'll also discuss how the process works and what it requires of you, as a manager.
  • 9 minutes
  • Format: Video
  • English
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