( amily and edical eave ct) This is the federal act of 1993, which allows eligible employees of covered employers to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected family and medical leave each year, and requires employers to continue to provide group health plan benefits during the leave.
Federal Law The FMLA, as it relates to benefit plans, requires an employer with 50 or more employees within a 75 mile radius to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per 12 months in certain situations, during which the employee must continue to be treated as an active employee under the benefit plan. In addition, upon return from FMLA leave all eligibility periods and exclusions will be waived unless such provisions would have applied had the person not gone on FMLA leave.
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. The FMLA generally applies to employers with 50 or more employees. Though it does not amend the COBRA provisions in ERISA, the PHSA or the Code, it requires employers to permit employees to take up to 12 weeks of Family Medical Leave a year and to continue to provide health benefits during the leave.