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Employee Relations

FMLA Resources & Links

What You Need to Know: 

Access useful resources that provide more information about the Family Medical Leave Act and how it is played out at the University of Kentucky.

UK Policy on FMLA

Reference the HR Policy 88.0 Family and Medical Leave Act to learn more about the policy, and about qualifying events.

Policy: Any employee who has been a University employee (regular, temporary, faculty or student) for 12 months (not necessarily consecutive months, but within the last 7 years) and has worked at least 1,250 hours during the previous 12 month period may take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for a serious health condition involving the employee or a qualified family member during any 12-month period.

Purpose: Recognizing the occurrence(s) of serious health conditions which involve either the University employee or a qualified family member, the University provides unpaid Family Medical leave of up to 12 weeks in a 12 month period.

Governmental Policy Updates

Additional Government Information

Training Information

Online and in-person training options are available to give employees and management an opportunity to learn about FMLA:

E-mail us to schedule in-person or departmental training