DOL Clarifies Definition Of 'Son Or Daughter' Under FMLA

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 3:01 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued guidance clarifying that employees may be entitled to leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act to care for adult children with disabilities regardless of the child's age when the disability commenced. 

The FMLA entitles an otherwise eligible employee to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave over the course of a year to care for a son or daughter with a serious health condition. While a minor is considered a son or daughter under the law whether...
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