Military Caregiver Leave
Based on your selections, the military caregiver leave provisions of the FMLA would not apply.
To qualify for military caregiver leave, the veteran must meet the definition of a "covered veteran" and have a qualifying serious injury or illness.
A covered veteran is an individual:
In the case of a covered veteran, a serious injury or illness means an injury or illness that was incurred by the veteran in the line of duty on active duty in the Armed Forces or that resulted from the aggravation of a preexisting condition by service in the line of duty on active duty; that manifested itself before or after becoming a veteran; and is either:
Any one of these definitions meets the FMLA’s definition of a "serious injury or illness" for a covered veteran.
Return to Military Family Leave Introduction to learn more about the other military leave provisions of the FMLA.
Please contact your nearest Wage and Hour Division office if you have additional questions concerning the applicability of military caregiver leave.
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