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HR Question of the Week


Under Family Medical Leave (FMLA), are we required to grant a worker's leave request to care for a seriously ill child if their spouse already works from home?

USource Answer:

The spouse is not necessarily available to take care of a sick child just because he or she is working from home.  Regardless, there is nothing in the FMLA that says an employee must be the only person available to provide care to a family member.  If an employee is eligible for leave,

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