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Newly approved FMLA policy to take effect March 28 


Clemson University’s Executive Leadership Team and President Jim Clements recently approved a new policy regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). 

This policy does not change the process to request FMLA leave. Rather, it formalizes the already operational process for requesting and receiving FMLA benefits while providing consistency across the University. 

The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave. 

The policy outlines the eligibility requirements for FMLA leave, and the parameters under which FMLA leave may be taken. It also gives employees and supervisors guidance on the required procedure to request FMLA leave. 

Employees needing to take FMLA leave should review the FMLA policy and the FMLA Guidelines and Packet

For initial consultation on FMLA matters, please contact your HR Service Center Manager or Ask-HR

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