Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leave
What Is Intermittent FMLA?
FMLA allows you to take a leave "intermittently" or as a reduced schedule leave.
If you need to take time due to the birth, adoption or placement of a foster care child
If you need to take time due to your own medical condition or a family member's serious medical condition.
How Does It Work?
Intermittent FMLA is limited to the equivalent of 12 work weeks multiplied by the number of hours per week you normally work.
For example, someone working 40 hours per week thus will have 480 hours of intermittent leave available each year (40 hrs x 12 weeks).
Intermittent refers to taking the time in separate blocks of time due to a single illness or injury and may include leave periods from one hour or more to a couple of days at a time.
A reduced schedule leave reduces the usual number of hours per workweek or workday.
Please note Intermittent FMLA Leave can be approved in a 3 month, 6 month or 12 months increments - depending on your department's practice.
How to Apply?
- Notify: Your supervisor of your need for a reduce schedule.
- Download: You FMLA Packet
- Your medical health care provider must complete the medical certification with the specific request.
- Return the completed packet to your HR Representative for review.
- Reach Out: Your HR Representative can help answer questions and go over details of schedule needs, restrictions, etc.
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