C.17 Family and Medical Leave

C.17 Family and Medical Leave

Responsible Department: Human Resources
Date Approved/Amended: December 2, 2010


The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) provides up to twelve (12) weeks of unpaid leave in a twelve (12) month period to eligible employees for:


    1. Childbirth;
    2. Adoption or foster care;
    3. Caring for a seriously ill spouse, son, daughter or parent; or
    4. Tending to the employee’s own serious health condition.


This policy shall be administered in accordance with the FMLA of 1993, implementing regulations, and HCC procedures.  Workers’ compensation leave shall be used concurrently with FMLA leave.  Comprehensive sick leave days, when applicable, will be used concurrently with FMLA leave.  For additional information regarding FMLA, employees may request forms and guidance from the Human Resources Benefits department.