Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)
It is the policy of Rose State College (RSC) to comply
fully with the requirements of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, (the
“Act”) as amended by Section 585 of the National Defense Authorization Act for
FY 2008 (NDAA), Public Law 110-181. This Act requires that a covered employer
provide up to twelve (12) workweeks of unpaid leave to eligible employees.
Leave may be unpaid or paid based on the applicable leave policies of Rose
Eligible employees and the qualifying reasons leave may be
requested are defined in RSC’s Policies and Procedures Manual, Family Medical Leave Act (click to view the PDF excerpt from the Policies and Procedures Manual).
Rose State College intends to remain faithful to the
requirements of the FMLA. Questions regarding the interpretation,
administration and application of the Act to eligible employees shall be
resolved by reliance on the mandatory obligations of the FMLA and its’
interpretive regulations. Where relevant, RSC will consider its' own policies,
procedures and practices.
Application for FMLA Leave
(1) An employee requesting FMLA leave
must complete this application and state the reason for the leave, the duration
of leave (if known), and the starting and ending dates of the leave requested. This
application for FMLA leave is to be submitted to the employee’s immediate
supervisor at least thirty (30) days before family or medical leave is to
begin. If for reasons beyond the employee’s control the leave is to begin in
less than thirty (30) days, an employee must give notice to his or her
immediate supervisor as soon as it is practicable, ordinarily within two (2) to
three (3) working days of when the employee learns of the need for leave.
(2) The completed application MUST
be submitted to Human Resources once received by the immediate supervisor.
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