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FMLA Toolkit


In compliance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), The University of New Mexico provides eligible employees up to twelve (12) weeks of job-protected leave within a twelve (12) month period, for eligible family and medical reasons and/or up to twenty-six (26) weeks for Military Family Leave.

FMLA is subject to the conditions outlined in Section 4.5 of Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual - Policy 3440: Family and Medical Leave.

FMLA Resources

  • Eligibility Calculator
    Use this tool to determine if you are eligible for FMLA. Supervisors may also use the calculator to determine an employee’s eligibility.
  • Process Flow Chart
    This flow chart maps out the different steps for employees and departments when an employee decides to use FMLA.
  • Quick Reference
    In checklist form, this guide maps out the steps for employee and department responsibilities concerning FMLA.
  • Tracking Log
    Use this spreadsheet to track an employee’s usage of their available FMLA hours.

Employer/Employee Certification Form