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In compliance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA” or “Act”), the University of New Mexico provides eligible employees with job-protected leave under the provisions of this policy. Up to twelve (12) weeks of leave is provided within a twelve (12) month period for eligible family and medical reasons, or for qualifying exigencies arising out of a military member’s covered active duty or an impending call or order to active duty. Up to twenty-six (26) weeks of leave is provided for military family leave subject to the conditions outlined in Section 5.5. For the purposes of this policy, these types of leave are collectively referred to as FMLA leave. For more information, please see University Administrative Policy, UAP #3440, Family and Medical Leave.
To be eligible for FMLA leave, an employee must have:
Any employee, including a temporary or on-call employee who meets the above criteria, would be eligible for FMLA leave, subject to the provisions of this policy and in accordance with the Act.
For more information, please see University Administrative Policy, UAP #3440, Family and Medical Leave.
To request FMLA leave, the employee should provide 30 days advance notice if the leave is foreseeable. When a 30-day notice is not possible, the employee should provide notice as soon as possible.
If you would like to request FMLA or have questions please complete the FMLA Inquiry Form. Once submitted, an Absence Management representative will contact you to provide additional information and guidance on the FMLA process.
Please submit any FMLA documentation to Absence Management:
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