Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Any employee (including part-time and temporary) of the University of Georgia, who has...
been employed by the University of Georgia for at least twelve months total (not necessarily the last twelve months),
- worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12-month period immediately preceding the leave
...is eligible to be granted family leave for conditions authorized by the Family and Medical Leave Act.
The Act provides that employees may be granted up to twelve work weeks of job-protected leave during a 12-month period, or 26 work weeks in the case of qualifying exigencies related to certain military-related situations.
- What circumstances qualify me to take family leave?
- How FMLA works: General guidelines
- What are the military notification requirements under the FMLA?
- The responsibilities of the employee regarding FMLA
- The responsibilities of the supervisor regarding FMLA
- How FMLA may affect my accumulated leave time
- How FMLA may affect my health insurance premiums
- FMLA Terms and Definitions
Forms related to FMLA
- WH-380-E - Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee's Serious Health Condition (PDF)
- WH-380-F - Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition (PDF)
- WH-381 - Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities (optional) (PDF)
- WH-382 - Designation Notice (optional) (PDF)
- WH-384 - Certification of Qualifying Exigency For Military Family Leave (PDF)
- WH-385 - Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of Covered Service Member -- for Military Family Leave (PDF)
- Medical Evaluation (Return to Work) (PDF)
|Questions about FMLA at UGA?|
Concerns or problems relating to FMLA
|Leave||Absence Management (706) 542-2222
|Continuation of benefits
& leave without pay
Employee Benefits (706) 542-2222
|Read the Guidelines for Requesting Extension of Tenure Probationary Period Due to FMLA Qualifying Event|| Office of Faculty Affairs
Other helpful resources for supervisors
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