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- Family and Medical Leave Act Advisor

Reasons for Leave - Definition of a Qualifying Family Member

"Son or daughter" has a specific definition under the FMLA. Please answer the following questions to determine if the child in question meets the definition.

What age is the child?

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For more information on this aspect of the FMLA, see the FMLA regulations: ยง 825.122