Time Off from Work: Family in the Military

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Education for Justice

You may be able to take unpaid leave (time off) from work to deal with issues around a family member in the military. You have to be eligible for the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). If you are eligible, you have the rights to take leave related to family in the military.  

COVID-19: There are rules about sick leave due to the pandemic. Go to https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/fmla/pandemic.


Military Caregiver Leave

Qualifying Exigency Leave

What if my employer won’t give me time off?