Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Benefits
Program DescriptionThe Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division enforces the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which provides workplace protections - unpaid, job protected leave - to those living with a serious health condition, including HIV/AIDS.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for the protections of the FMLA you must work for the government or work for a private employer and meet certain other conditions.
An employee of a private entity must meet all of the following conditions:
- Work for an employer that employs at least 50 people
- Work for an employer that employs at least 50 people within 75 miles of your jobsite
- Have worked for the employer for at least 12 months
- Have worked at least 1250 hours in the last 12 months