Family and Medical Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) allows Case Western Reserve University employees to take up to 12 work weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for certain personal and family reasons, including:

  • Personal Medical
  • Family Medical
  • Parenting
  • Family Military Service Member  

To be eligible for FMLA leave, an employee must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Employed by CWRU at least 12 months prior to the commencement of the leave
  • Worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12-month period prior to the leave

For more information on FMLA leave and to see if your reason for requesting leave is covered, view the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Absences and Leave Policy.