Family and Medical Leave

Source: Office of State Human Resources – Family and Medical Leave

Additional References: 
GS § 126-24. Confidential information in personnel files

U.S. Department of Labor – What records must an employer keep to comply with the FMLA
Human Resource: Medical Leave

Contact Info: HR Leave Administrator (919-513-0106).

As an agency of the state of North Carolina, NC State University is required to follow various federal and state laws and regulations, as well as policies and regulations of the University of North Carolina.

1. Introduction

Family Medical Leave (FML) must be granted to a permanent, probationary, or temporary full-time or part-time employees for birth and care for a newborn, care for an adopted or foster child (proof is required), care for a child, spouse, or parent with a serious health condition or for a personal serious health condition.

2. Covered Employees

A probationary or permanent employee who has been employed for 12 months and has worked at least 1040 hours in the previous 12 months is entitled to a total of 12 work weeks of paid or unpaid leave during a 12-month period.

Temporary employees employed one year who worked at least 1250 hours in the previous 12 months are entitled to 12 work weeks of unpaid leave during a 12-month period. Human Resources’ approval is required for temporary leave requests.