CBA Rights – FMLA Leave

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Entitlements


Purpose: To establish policy and procedures concerning employee leaves.


  1. 6. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Entitlements.
    • Provides 480 hours of leave without pay for medical reasons in a one-year period.
    • FIU may require an employee use accrued leave with pay prior to requesting FMLA leave.
    • President or designee shall within two business days notify employee that FMLA leave is granted.

    • FIU may require employee to provide medical certification from health care provider.
    • Medical certification may be required to affirm employee’s ability to return to work.
    • Upon return, employee is returned to same position unless otherwise agreed upon.

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