This video describes your rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act [FMLA].
Learn about FMLA laws when:
- you or your spouse is pregnant or adopting a child
- you or someone in your immediate family has an illness
- someone in your immediate family was injured in active duty
Thanks to the Connecticut Network for Legal Aid for prodoucing and sharing the video.
Read more about the federal Family and Medical Leave Act here.
Many states also have similar laws. These may cover smaller employers or have even more employee friendly rules.