Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is FMLA?

  • What types of leave qualify for family medical leave (FML)?

  • Who is eligible?

  • What is a serious health condition?

  • How do I request my FML leave?

  • Will I be paid during my FML?

  • How are my insurance premiums paid while I am on FML?

  • Does FML offer job protection?

  • Do I have to take my leave all at once?

  • When can I use my FML leave again once it is exhausted?

  • What about the summer months if I am a nine- or 10-month employee?

  • Does FML cover military leave?

  • How will I know if I’m eligible for FML leave?

  • How will I know if I’m approved for FML leave?

  • Will I be required to provide other information for my leave to be approved?

  • What do I have to do when I am ready to come back to work?

  • Where do I go for more information?

  • What if I am not eligible for FML leave?

  • What if I am enrolled in the Supplemental Sick Leave Bank?

  • When is an employee’s FML request approved?

  • I was injured on the job and will be out for more than three days. What forms should I complete?

  • Who should I contact if I have questions about TRS or other retirement services while on leave?

  • Do I continue to accrue time while I am on leave?

  • Employee Assistance Program

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